Jantz Family History

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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

What did your Jantz ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Jantz. 75% of Jantz men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Jantz women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jantz were Harness Man and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    75%
  • Electrician
    4%
  • Engineer
    4%
  • Harness Man
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic
    50%
  • Farmer
    34%
  • Teacher
    17%

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

Jantz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Jantz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jantz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Jantz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Jantz. For the veterans among your Jantz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jantz Life Expectancy

What is the average Jantz lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jantz

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