Jentz Family History

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Jentz Name Meaning

North German: variant of Jantz.

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

Similar surnames: Bentz, Sentz, Entz, Jantz, Lentz, Dentz, Mentz, Jentzen, Lontz, Rentz

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Jentz Family Origin

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Jentz Family Occupations

What did your Jentz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jentz. 35% of Jentz men worked as a Farmer and 47% of Jentz women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jentz were Carpenter and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Waitress
  • Teacher
  • New Worker

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

Jentz Historical Records

What Jentz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jentz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jentz 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 399 immigration records available for the last name Jentz. 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 279 military records available for the last name Jentz. For the veterans among your Jentz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jentz Life Expectancy

What is the average Jentz lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Jentz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Jentz in 1959 was 72, and 48 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jentz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jentz 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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