Gentzel Family History

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Gentzel Name Meaning

Eastern German: from a pet form of Jantz.

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


Similar surnames: Genzel, Bentzel, Rentzel, Henzel, Metzel, Menzel, Benzel, Guenzel

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Gentzel Family Origin

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Gentzel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gentzel family was Laborer. The most common Gentzel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Gentzel's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gentzel.

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Gentzel Historical Records

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Gentzel Life Expectancy

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Famous Gentzel Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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