Schantz Family History

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Schantz Name Meaning

from Middle High German schanz ‘peasant jacket’, probably applied as a nickname for a peasant. topographic name from Middle High German schanze . nickname for a gambler, from Middle High German schanz(e) ‘game of dice’, ‘hazard’.

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


Similar surnames: Schatz, Schartz, Schrantz, Schmutz, Schertz, Schuetz, Schratz

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Schantz Family Origin

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Schantz Family Occupations

What did your Schantz ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Schantz. 40% of Schantz men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Schantz women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schantz were Farm Laborer and Visitor

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    40%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Electrician
    4%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Housework
    25%
  • Teacher
    25%
  • Visitor
    25%

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

Schantz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Schantz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schantz 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 Schantz. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Schantz. For the veterans among your Schantz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schantz Life Expectancy

What is the average Schantz lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Schantz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1952. The average life expectancy for Schantz in 1951 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schantz

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