Hentz Family History

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Hentz Name Meaning

German: from a dialect pet form of the personal names Heinrich or Hans.

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

Similar surnames: Hentze, Wentz, Hintz, Hertz, Gentz, Rentz, Zentz, Hantz, Heitz, Henke

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Hentz Family Origin

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Hentz Family Occupations

What did your Hentz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hentz. The most common Hentz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Hentz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hentz family was Butcher.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Butcher


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hentz ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hentz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Hentz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hentz 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hentz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hentz. For the veterans among your Hentz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hentz Life Expectancy

What is the average Hentz lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Hentz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hentz in 1946 was 46, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hentz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hentz 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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