Lanza Name Meaning

Italian: from a dialect or old form of Lancia. Italian: from a short form of a personal name formed with the suffix -lanza or -lancia, as for example Francalanza and Giallanza. Spanish: from lanza ‘lance’, either a nickname for a soldier (lancer) or occupational name for a lance maker.

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


Similar surnames: Lanzo, Landa, Leanza, Panza, Danza, Lana, Manz, Maza, Penza, Banz

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Lanza Family Origin

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Lanza Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Fruit Dealer

    20%
  • Fruit Exporter

    20%
  • Miner

    20%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lanza family was Miner. Farmer, Fruit Dealer and Fruit Exporter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lanza. The most common Lanza occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Lanza's were Farmers.

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Lanza Historical Records

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Lanza Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Lanza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lanza in 1948 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lanza

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