Schrantz Family History

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Schrantz Name Meaning

German: nickname for a dandy, from Middle High German schranz ‘slit’, ‘crack’, ‘young man wearing a slit cloak (schranze)’.

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


Similar surnames: Schantz, Schratz, Schwanz, Schatz, Schwartz, Strantz, Schartz

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Schrantz Family Origin

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Schrantz Family Occupations

What did your Schrantz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schrantz. 9% of Schrantz men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Schrantz women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schrantz were Machinist and House Work

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    9%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Machinist
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
  • Maid
    6%
  • House Work
    4%

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

Schrantz Historical Records

What Schrantz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schrantz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schrantz 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 343 immigration records available for the last name Schrantz. 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 756 military records available for the last name Schrantz. For the veterans among your Schrantz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schrantz Life Expectancy

What is the average Schrantz lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Schrantz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Schrantz in 1957 was 59, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schrantz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schrantz ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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