Jantz Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from the personal name Jan, a reduced form of Johann(es) (see John).

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


Similar surnames: Janz, Lantz, Wantz, Artz, Kantz, Hantz, Nantz, Janas, Janos, Jansa

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Jantz Family Origin

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Jantz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Hotel Keeper

    17%

In 1881, Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jantz. The most common Jantz occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Jantz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Jantz family was Hotel Keeper.

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Jantz Historical Records

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Jantz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Jantz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Jantz in 1950 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jantz

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