Ranz Family History
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Ranz Name Meaning
German: from the Germanic personal name Rando, a short form of various names formed with rand ‘(shield) rim’ as the first element, or from a Slavic name formed with ranu ‘early’. German: from Middle High German ranz ‘sow’ or ‘strife’, or Middle High German rans ‘paunch’, a nickname from any of these senses. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Rantz.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Rand, Rank, Ganz, Ratz, Kranz, Sanz, Danz, Rann, Hand, Banz