Bienz Family History

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Bienz Name Meaning

variant of Benz. habitational name from a place, now in Poland, called Bienitz, near Bunzlau, Silesia.

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


Similar surnames: Krenz, Linz, Binz, Bitz, Denz, Wien, Bretz, Banz, Lien, Bentz

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Bienz Family Origin

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Bienz Family Occupations

What did your Bienz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bienz occupation in the USA was Wood Turner. 40% of Bienz's were Wood Turners. Wood Turner, Carpenter and Draughtsman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bienz. A less common occupation for the Bienz family was Farmer.

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  • Wood Turner

    40%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Draughtsman

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%

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

Bienz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bienz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bienz 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bienz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Bienz. For the veterans among your Bienz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bienz Life Expectancy

What is the average Bienz lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Bienz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Bienz in 1955 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bienz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bienz 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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