The surname Gantz was first found in Brunswick, where the name is considered to have made a great contribution to the feudal society which became the backbone early development in Europe. The name became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses which played important roles in savage tribal and national conflicts, each group seeking power and status in an ever changing territorial profile. The family name also spread to Thuringia and to East Prussia.
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Martin Kissinger Gantz (1862-1916), American politician, U.S. Representative from Ohio
Timothy Nolan Gantz (1945-2004), American classical scholar
Roger Gantz, American soccer midfielder
Dave Gantz (1922-2007), American artist and sculptor
Pearl Gantz, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1936 
Martin Kissinger Gantz (1862-1916), American Democrat politician, Mayor of Troy, Ohio, 1889; U.S. Representative from Ohio 4th District, 1891-93; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1908 
F. U. Gantz, American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Lancaster County, 1879-80 
Benjamin Gantz, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Circuit Judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1935 
Gerda Gantz (1915-1936), Romanian fencer at the 1936 Summer Olympics
Rav Aluf Binyamin "Benny" Gantz (b. 1959), current Chief of General Staff of the Israel Defense Forces
^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)