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Jantzen Name Meaning

North German and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Jan. Compare Johnson .

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


Similar surnames: Janssen, Jansen, Arntzen, Jantz, Frantzen, Matzen, Jentzen, Janzen

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Where is the Jantzen family from?

You can see how Jantzen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jantzen family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Jantzen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Jantzen families living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Jantzen's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Jantzen families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jantzen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jantzen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Jantzen. 100% of Jantzen men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Jantzen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jantzen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Jantzen. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Jantzen. For the veterans among your Jantzen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jantzen lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Jantzen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Jantzen in 1956 was 68, and 74 in 2004.

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