Jantz Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from the personal name Jan, a reduced form of Johann(es) (see John).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Janz, Lantz, Wantz, Artz, Kantz, Hantz, Nantz, Janas, Janos, Jansa

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Jantz Family Origin

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Jantz Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Engineer

    17%
  • Tailor

    17%
  • Tinner

    17%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jantz family was Tinner. Laborer, Engineer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jantz. The most common Jantz occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Jantz's were Laborers.

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Jantz Historical Records

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Jantz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Jantz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Jantz in 1950 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jantz

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