Hintz Family History

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Hintz Name Meaning

German and Danish: from a pet form of Heinrich.

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

Similar surnames: Hinz, Hentz, Hitz, Wintz, Gintz, Hontz, Hilty, Fitz, Hink, Bintz

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Hintz Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hintz name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hintz. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Sweden


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Hintz Family Origin

Where is the Hintz family from?

Hintz Family Occupations

What did your Hintz ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hintz occupation in the UK was Furrier. 50% of Hintz's were Furriers. Furrier and Trimming Manufacturer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hintz.

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  • Furrier

  • Trimming Manufacturer


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

Hintz Historical Records

What Hintz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Hintz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hintz 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Hintz. 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 Hintz. For the veterans among your Hintz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hintz Life Expectancy

What is the average Hintz lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Hintz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Hintz in 1942 was 38, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hintz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hintz 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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