Ganz Family History
Ganz Name Meaning
German and Swiss German: variant of Gans ‘goose’. German: from a short form of the ancient 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): artificial name from German ganz ‘whole’. Compare Gantz .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022