Wenz Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Wenzel.

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


Similar surnames: Wentz, Benz, Enz, Lenz, Wenk, Denz, Menz, Wetz, Wein, Danz

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Wenz Family Origin

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Wenz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    12%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Brewer

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wenz. The most common Wenz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Wenz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wenz family was Brewer.

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Wenz Historical Records

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Wenz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Wenz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Wenz in 1951 was 58, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wenz

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