Ganz Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: variant of Gans ‘goose’. German: from a short form of the Germanic personal name Ganso, a cognate of modern German ganz ‘whole’, ‘all’. German: possibly also from an altered form, under Russian influence, of the personal name Hans, a short form of Johannes (see John). Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German ganz ‘whole’.

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


Similar surnames: Ranz, Gatz, Gant, Gann, Manz, Sanz, Gans, Danz, Janz, Garb

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Ganz Family Origin

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Ganz Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Ganz occupation in Canada was Charron. 100% of Ganz's were Charrons.

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Ganz Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Ganz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Ganz in 1952 was 42, and 78 in 2004.

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