The surname Bantz was first found in Basel, where the name Bentz came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired estates in new regions which, combined with their great contributions to society, served to elevate their social status.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Hans Jeery Bants who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1728; Mark Bentz who arrived in Georgia in 1738; Andreas Bentz arrived in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1740; Christian Bentz who arrived in Allegheny County, Pa. in 1841.