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Jentz Family History

Jentz Name Meaning
North German: variant of Jantz.

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

10,517 Historical Documents with Jentz on Ancestry.com
3,066 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
257 Military Records
385 Immigration Records
3,184 Census and Voter Lists
3,625 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Jentz Families

  • Number of Jentz families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Jentz last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Jentz census records

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Jentz Family Origin

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Jentz Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Jentz families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Jentz

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Jentz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Jentz census records

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Jentz Civil War Service Records

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