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Hantz Name Meaning

German: from a variant of the personal name Hans .

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


Similar surnames: Hanz, Lantz, Rantz, Gantz, Mantz, Bantz, Jantz, Hentz, Hartz, Wantz

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Where is the Hantz family from?

You can see how Hantz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hantz family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Hantz families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Hantz family living in Cornwall. This was about 33% of all the recorded Hantz's in United Kingdom. Cornwall and 2 other counties had the highest population of Hantz families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hantz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hantz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hantz. 19% of Hantz men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Hantz women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hantz were Truck Driver and Seamstress. .

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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

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    17%
  • Waitress
    14%
  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Seamstress
    14%
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What Hantz family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Hantz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hantz 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 667 immigration records available for the last name Hantz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, 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 Hantz. For the veterans among your Hantz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hantz lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Hantz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Hantz in 1960 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

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