Werntz Family History

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Werntz Name Meaning

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

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


Similar surnames: Wertz, Wentz, Wortz, Hertz, Wenz, Gentz, Wantz, Zentz, Rentz, Kertz

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Werntz Family Origin

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Werntz Family Occupations

What did your Werntz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Werntz occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 24% of Werntz's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Werntz family was Carpenter. Blacksmith, Farmer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Werntz.

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  • Blacksmith

    24%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Butcher

    10%
  • Carpenter

    10%

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Werntz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Werntz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Werntz 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 214 immigration records available for the last name Werntz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Werntz. For the veterans among your Werntz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Werntz Life Expectancy

What is the average Werntz lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Werntz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Werntz in 1955 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Werntz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Werntz 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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