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Lunz Family History

Lunz Name Meaning

German:: nickname for a careless or slovenly person from Middle High German lunzen ‘to doze’. habitational name from Lunz in Tyrol.

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


Similar surnames: Lenz, Lurz, Lontz, Glunz, Lung, Lust, Lind, Linz, Lund, Lutz

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Where is the Lunz family from?

You can see how Lunz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lunz family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Lunz families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Lunz families living in Ontario. This was about 67% of all the recorded Lunz's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Lunz families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lunz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lunz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lunz. 21% of Lunz men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Lunz women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lunz were Salesman and Secretary. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    28%
  • New Worker
    19%
  • Maid
    19%
  • Secretary
    19%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lunz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lunz 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 712 immigration records available for the last name Lunz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lunz. For the veterans among your Lunz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lunz lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Lunz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Lunz in 1952 was 30, and 74 in 2004.

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