Danzig Family History

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Danzig Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Danzig, German name of Gdansk, the main port of Poland, on the Baltic Sea. The wide distribution of the name from an early date suggests that in many cases it may have been acquired by merchants who traded with the city, as well as those who were actually born there.

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


Similar surnames: Danziger, Danzi, Danoff, Daniel, Dansie, Danis, Zang, Dansky, Banz

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Danzig Family Origin

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Danzig Family Occupations

What did your Danzig ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Danzig. 20% of Danzig men worked as a Salesman and 37% of Danzig women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Danzig were Proprietor and Salesman

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    20%
  • Lawyer
    11%
  • Owner
    8%
  • Proprietor
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    37%
  • Bookkeeper
    28%
  • Saleslady
    19%
  • Salesman
    19%

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

Danzig Historical Records

What Danzig family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Danzig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Danzig census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Danzig

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Danzig. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Danzig. For the veterans among your Danzig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Danzig Life Expectancy

What is the average Danzig lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Danzig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Danzig in 1959 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Danzig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Danzig 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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