Genz Family History

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Genz Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Gentz.

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


Similar surnames: Renz, Gens, Ganz, Glenz, Menz, Henz, Getz, Zenz, Lanz, Gerk

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Genz Family Origin

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Genz Family Occupations

What did your Genz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Genz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Genz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Genz. A less common occupation for the Genz family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Grocer

    13%
  • Farming

    7%

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

Genz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Genz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Genz 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 Genz. 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 Genz. For the veterans among your Genz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Genz Life Expectancy

What is the average Genz lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Genz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Genz in 1956 was 30, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Genz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Genz 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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