Gentz Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Gen(dr)ich, Slavic form of Heinrich.

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


Similar surnames: Wentz, Rentz, Zentz, Gintz, Hentz, Gratz, Mente, Gertz, Enz, Gretz

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Gentz Family Origin

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Gentz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Brewery Hand

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Brewery Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gentz. The most common Gentz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Gentz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gentz family was Carpenter.

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Gentz Historical Records

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Gentz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Gentz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Gentz in 1955 was 50, and 61 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gentz

Famous Gentz Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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