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

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Grocer

    13%
  • Farming

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Genz family was Farming. 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.

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Genz Historical Records

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Genz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Genz

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