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Dienhart Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of German Deinhart, from the personal name, a variant of Degenhart.

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


Similar surnames: Denhart, Lienhart, Benhart, Linhart, Liebhart, Lienhard, Lenhart

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Where is the Dienhart family from?

You can see how Dienhart families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dienhart family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Dienhart families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 18 Dienhart families living in Indiana. This was about 42% of all the recorded Dienhart's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Dienhart families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dienhart surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dienhart ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dienhart. 40% of Dienhart men worked as a Salesman and 50% of Dienhart women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dienhart were Janitor and Bookkeeper.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    40%
  • Machinist Helper
    20%
  • Painter
    20%
  • Janitor
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Bookkeeper
    50%
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Census Records

There are 582 census records available for the last name Dienhart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dienhart census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 91 immigration records available for the last name Dienhart. 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 Cards

There are 115 military records available for the last name Dienhart. For the veterans among your Dienhart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dienhart lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Dienhart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Dienhart in 1964 was 65, and 72 in 2004.

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