Jentzen Family History

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Jentzen Name Meaning

North German: variant of Jantzen (see Jantz).

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


Similar surnames: Bentzen, Jantzen, Janzen, Jentz, Jenssen, Gentzel, Bentsen, Arntsen

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Jentzen Family Origin

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Jentzen Family Occupations

What did your Jentzen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jentzen. 47% of Jentzen men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Jentzen women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jentzen were Secretary and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    47%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Truck Driver
    15%
  • Secretary
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    60%
  • Stenographer
    40%

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

Jentzen Historical Records

What Jentzen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Jentzen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jentzen 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 Jentzen. 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 296 military records available for the last name Jentzen. For the veterans among your Jentzen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jentzen Life Expectancy

What is the average Jentzen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Jentzen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Jentzen in 1962 was 58, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jentzen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jentzen 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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