Zentz Family History

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Zentz Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Vinzentz, German form of Vincent.

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


Similar surnames: Wentz, Gentz, Rentz, Metz, Mente, Hentz, Enz, Werntz, Kintz, Feltz

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Zentz Family Origin

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Zentz Family Occupations

What did your Zentz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Zentz family was Black Smith. Farmer, Laborer and Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zentz. The most common Zentz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Zentz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Teamster

    8%
  • Black Smith

    4%

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Zentz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Zentz Life Expectancy

What is the average Zentz lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Zentz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Zentz in 1950 was 46, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zentz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zentz 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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