Franz Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Franz, a vernacular form of Latin Franciscus (see Francis).

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


Similar surnames: Franc, Frano, Frenz, Frank, Franze, Ranz, Frans, Frana, Franko

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Franz Family Origin

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Franz Family Occupations

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  • Bank Manager

    25%
  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Hotel Keeper

    25%
  • School Teacher

    25%

In 1881, the most common Franz occupation in Canada was Bank Manager. 25% of Franz's were Bank Managers. Bank Manager, Carpenter and Hotel Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Franz. A less common occupation for the Franz family was School Teacher.

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Franz Historical Records

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Franz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Franz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Franz in 1949 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Franz

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