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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Schanz

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Alt. Meaning

S is for serene, your calm time.

C is for complete, nothing further needed here.

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

A is for authentic, be real

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

Z is for zest, your zeal for life.

Notable Persons Named Schanz


Notable Persons With the Last Name Schanz

Heidi was born in 1973.



Martin Schanz was a classicist and plato scholar. Martin was born Martin Schanz on June 12th, 1842 in Üchtelhausen. He died on December 15th, 1914.


Georg von Schanz was a in the field of tax law. Georg was born on March 12th, 1853 in Großbardorf. He left this life on December 19th, 1931.



Charley Schanz was a baseball player. Charley was born on June 18th, 1919 in Anacortes, Washington. He breathed his last breath on May 28th, 1992.


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Popularity of Schanz as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Schanz U.S.
  White 94.72% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.63% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.15% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.97% 16.26%

Of Last Name Schanz

People with the last name Schanz are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Schanz

  • How Popular is the name Schanz? As a last name Schanz was the 22,906th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Schanz? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Schanz was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Schanz: Your name in reverse order is Znahcs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Azhcsn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Schanz? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,117 people with the last name Schanz.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Schanz? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Schanz as their last name since less than 1 person in 263k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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