Kantz Family History

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Kantz Name Meaning

from a pet form of the personal name Konrad. nickname for someone with a bull neck, from the dialect word kanz ‘upper part of the neck’, ‘scruff’.

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


Similar surnames: Kuntz, Nantz, Jantz, Lantz, Wantz, Danz, Kitz, Kritz, Patz, Kintz

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Kantz Family Origin

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Kantz Family Occupations

What did your Kantz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kantz. 13% of Kantz men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Kantz women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kantz were Clerk and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    13%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Salesman
    3%
  • Clerk
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Housewife
    6%
  • Housework
    6%
  • Maid
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kantz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Kantz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kantz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kantz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Kantz. For the veterans among your Kantz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kantz Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Kantz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Kantz in 1942 was 26, and 67 in 2004.

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