Wenz Family History

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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

What did your Wenz ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Brewer


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

Wenz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Wenz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wenz 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Wenz. 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 Wenz. For the veterans among your Wenz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wenz Life Expectancy

What is the average Wenz lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wenz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wenz 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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