Wentz Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Wentz Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the personal name Werner, or, especially in eastern regions, from a short form of the Slavic personal name Wenceslaw.

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

Similar surnames: Gentz, Rentz, Werntz, Zentz, Wertz, Wantz, Wenz, Wetz, Hentz, Mente

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Wentz Family Origin

Where is the Wentz family from?

Wentz Family Occupations

What did your Wentz ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Wentz.

View Census data for Wentz | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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

Wentz Historical Records

What Wentz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Wentz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wentz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Wentz

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Wentz. 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.

View all Wentz immigration records

Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Wentz. For the veterans among your Wentz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Wentz military records

You've only scratched the surface of Wentz family history.

Wentz Life Expectancy

What is the average Wentz lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Wentz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Wentz in 1943 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wentz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wentz 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.

Famous Wentz Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial