Panzer Family History

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Panzer Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for an armorer, from Middle High German panzier ‘mailcoat’ (from Old French pancier ‘armor for the stomach’, ‘body armor’, from Late Latin). Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Panzer ‘armor’ (see 1).

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

Similar surnames: Tanzer, Panter, Banner, Lander, Manger, Zanger, Mander, Palmer

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Panzer Family Origin

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Panzer Family Occupations

What did your Panzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Panzer.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Panzer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Panzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Panzer 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Panzer. 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 Panzer. For the veterans among your Panzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Panzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Panzer lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Panzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Panzer in 1946 was 46, and 84 in 2004.

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