Rentz Name Meaning

from the personal name Rentz, a short form of Reinhard (see Reinhardt) or Lorenz, German form of Lawrence. habitational name from any of several places so named in Pomerania and the former East Prussia.

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


Similar surnames: Reitz, Retz, Reetz, Wentz, Zentz, Gentz, Lintz, Vento, Pentz, Rentzel

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Rentz Family Origin

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Rentz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rentz family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rentz. The most common Rentz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Rentz's were Farmers.

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Rentz Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Rentz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Rentz in 1940 was 28, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rentz

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