Pentz Family History

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Pentz Name Meaning

habitational name (of Slavic origin) from a place in Pomerania. variant of Benz.

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

Similar surnames: Peitz, Rentz, Peetz, Ponto, Wentz, Bentz, Petz, Gentz, Denz, Vento

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Pentz Family Origin

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Pentz Family Occupations

What did your Pentz ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Fisherman and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Pentz. 25% of Pentz men worked as a Fisherman and 29% of Pentz women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pentz were Farmer and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Fisherman
  • Brakeman
  • Clerk
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Cashier
  • Helping At Home
  • Operator

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

Pentz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Pentz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pentz 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 Pentz. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Pentz. For the veterans among your Pentz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pentz Life Expectancy

What is the average Pentz lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Pentz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Pentz in 1947 was 28, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pentz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pentz 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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