Bentz Family History

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Bentz Name Meaning

South German: variant spelling of Benz.

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


Similar surnames: Lentz, Beetz, Bintz, Mentz, Beitz, Bents, Bantz, Bertz, Beltz, Sentz

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Bentz Family Origin

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Bentz Family Occupations

What did your Bentz ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Chief Statistical Clerk (j Lyons co) Food Production and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bentz. 34% of Bentz men worked as a Chief Statistical Clerk (j Lyons co) Food Production and 30% of Bentz women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bentz were Wholesale Travaller In Bakery Manuf and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Chief Statistical Clerk (j Lyons co) Food Production
    34%
  • Warehouseman H O Wholesale
    34%
  • Wholesale Travaller In Bakery Manuf
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    30%
  • Barmaid
    10%
  • Dental Surzeon
    10%
  • Domestic Servant
    10%

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

Bentz Historical Records

What Bentz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Bentz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bentz 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Bentz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Bentz. For the veterans among your Bentz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bentz Life Expectancy

What is the average Bentz lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Bentz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bentz in 1949 was 61, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bentz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bentz 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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