Lantz Family History

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Lantz Name Meaning

South German: from the Germanic personal name Lanzo, originally a short form of various compound names with the first element land ‘land’, ‘territory’, but later used as an independent name. German: habitational name from any of several places called Lanz.

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

Similar surnames: Wantz, Nantz, Lintz, Lutz, Lontz, Latz, Rentz, Laut, Jantz, Banz

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Lantz Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lantz name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lantz. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


  • Norway


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Lantz Family Origin

Where is the Lantz family from?

Lantz Family Occupations

What did your Lantz ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lantz occupation in the UK was Wine Marchant. 100% of Lantz's were Wine Marchants.

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  • Wine Marchant


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lantz ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lantz Historical Records

What Lantz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Lantz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lantz 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Lantz. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Lantz. For the veterans among your Lantz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lantz Life Expectancy

What is the average Lantz lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Lantz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lantz in 1947 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lantz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lantz ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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