Nantz Family History

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Nantz Name Meaning

South German: from a pet form of a Germanic compound name formed with Nant- (for example, Nantwig, Nantger); its meaning is reflected in Middle High German nenden ‘to dare’.

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


Similar surnames: Lantz, Wantz, Ratz, Kantz, Lontz, Jantz, Danz, Banz, Netz, Nast

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Nantz Family Origin

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Nantz Family Occupations

What did your Nantz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nantz. 16% of Nantz men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Nantz women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nantz were Carpenter and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Seamstress
    12%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Maid
    6%

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

Nantz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Nantz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nantz 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 291 immigration records available for the last name Nantz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Nantz. For the veterans among your Nantz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nantz Life Expectancy

What is the average Nantz lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Nantz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Nantz in 1953 was 78, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nantz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nantz 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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