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Zentz Family History

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

27,409 Historical Documents with Zentz on Ancestry.com
4,777 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
891 Military Records
130 Immigration Records
3,695 Census and Voter Lists
17,916 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Zentz Families

  • Number of Zentz families
     15 - 27
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Zentz last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Zentz last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Zentz census records

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Zentz Family Origin

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Zentz Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

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Average Life Expectancy for Zentz

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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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Zentz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Zentz census records

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Zentz Civil War Service Records

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