Bentz Family History

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Bentz Name Meaning

South German: variant spelling of Benz.

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


Similar surnames: Lentz, Beetz, Bintz, Mentz, Beitz, Bents, Bantz, Bertz, Beltz, Sentz

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Bentz Family Origin

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Bentz Family Occupations

What did your Bentz ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bentz family was Tailorist. The most common Bentz occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Bentz's were Farmers. Farmer and Farmer Son were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bentz.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farmer Son

    40%
  • Tailorist

    20%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bentz ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bentz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bentz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bentz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bentz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bentz. For the veterans among your Bentz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bentz Life Expectancy

What is the average Bentz lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Bentz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bentz in 1949 was 61, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bentz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bentz ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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