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

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kantz family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kantz. The most common Kantz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Kantz's were Farmers.

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kantz

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