Rantz Family History

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Rantz Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Ranz. Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Ranz, Gantz, Hantz, Bantz, Ratz, Raatz, Mantz, Krantz, Frantz, Raitz

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Rantz Family Origin

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Rantz Family Occupations

What did your Rantz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rantz. A less common occupation for the Rantz family was Laborer. The most common Rantz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Rantz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Rantz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Rantz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rantz 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 492 immigration records available for the last name Rantz. 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 916 military records available for the last name Rantz. For the veterans among your Rantz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rantz Life Expectancy

What is the average Rantz lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Rantz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Rantz in 1944 was 26, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rantz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rantz 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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