Denz Family History

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Denz Name Meaning

from a short form of the personal name Degen(hardt). in northeastern Germany, a habitational name denoting someone from a place called Tenze in Mecklenburg. from an old personal name formed with the stem Dand, which is of unknown origin.

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

Similar surnames: Lenz, Menz, Danz, Dent, Denk, Sens, Banz, Denn, Wenz, Benz

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Denz Family Origin

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Denz Family Occupations

What did your Denz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Denz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Denz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Denz family was Bier Saloon. Farmer, Tailor and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Denz.

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  • Farmer

  • Tailor

  • Baker

  • Bier Saloon


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

Denz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Denz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Denz 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 551 immigration records available for the last name Denz. 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 Denz. For the veterans among your Denz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Denz Life Expectancy

What is the average Denz lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Denz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Denz in 1960 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Denz 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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