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 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Genz. 40% of Genz men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Genz women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Genz were Truck Driver and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    40%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    20%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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 1,000 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.

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