Dentz Family History

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Dentz Name Meaning

German: variant of Denz. Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Duntz, Deitz, Jentz, Entz, Sentz, Lentz, Bentz, Mentz, Deetz, Netz

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Dentz Family Origin

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Dentz Family Occupations

What did your Dentz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Jeweler and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dentz. A less common occupation for the Dentz family was Laborer. The most common Dentz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Dentz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Jeweler

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

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

Dentz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dentz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dentz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Dentz

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dentz. 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 Dentz. For the veterans among your Dentz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dentz Life Expectancy

What is the average Dentz lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2003, in the United States, Dentz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dentz in 1966 was 75, and 93 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dentz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dentz 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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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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