When James Clement Frantz was born on 4 April 1932, in Ohio, United States, his father, Clements Christy Frantz, was 27 and his mother, Evelyn K Schwartz, was 23. He lived in Strongsville, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1998 and Medina, Ohio, United States in 1996. He died on 5 November 2014, in South Carolina, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Seville, Medina, Ohio, United States.
German: variant of Franz and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this. This form of the surname is also found in France (mainly Alsace and Lorraine).
Americanized or Germanized form of Polish, Czech, or Slovak Franc 2, Slovenian or Croatian Franc 3.
History: Between 1721 and 1780 over 30 families named Frantz came to America. The first three immigrants were born at St. Jacob near Basel, Switzerland. — This surname (see 1 above) is listed in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors.