Banz Family History
Banz Name Meaning
German:: habitational name from a place in Franconia so named or a topographic name from Old High German banz which denotes the administrative area of a tribe and is probably the origin of the placename. (Bavaria): from Middle High German banz denoting a barrel or drinking vessel which was used by reapers in the fields hence probably a metonymic occupational name for a farm laborer or a maker of such vessels. Compare Bantz .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022