Hentges Family History

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Hentges Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Hendrik (see Henry 1), with the diminutive ending -tje.

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


Similar surnames: Gentes, Hennies, Montes, Henkes, Hengel, Hengen, Hegge, Engel, Mente

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Hentges Family Origin

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Hentges Family Occupations

What did your Hentges ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hentges. 22% of Hentges men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Hentges women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hentges were Farm Help and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Farm Help
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    29%
  • Housework
    15%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • Clerk
    15%

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

Hentges Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hentges. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hentges 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 272 immigration records available for the last name Hentges. 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 919 military records available for the last name Hentges. For the veterans among your Hentges ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hentges Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Hentges life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Hentges in 1959 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

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