Zentz Family History

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Zentz Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Vinzentz, German form of Vincent.

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


Similar surnames: Wentz, Gentz, Rentz, Metz, Mente, Hentz, Enz, Werntz, Kintz, Feltz

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Zentz Family Origin

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Zentz Family Occupations

What did your Zentz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zentz. 16% of Zentz men worked as a Farmer and 6% of Zentz women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zentz were Carpenter and Sales Lady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    6%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Maid
    6%
  • Sales Lady
    6%

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

Zentz Historical Records

What Zentz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Zentz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zentz 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 156 immigration records available for the last name Zentz. 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 915 military records available for the last name Zentz. For the veterans among your Zentz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zentz Life Expectancy

What is the average Zentz lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Zentz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Zentz in 1950 was 46, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zentz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zentz 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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