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Gintz Name Meaning

German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with gund ‘battle’, as for example Guenther.

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


Similar surnames: Lintz, Gentz, Giltz, Wintz, Sitz, Wantz, Gretz, Kintz, Gratz, Rentz

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Where is the Gintz family from?

You can see how Gintz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gintz family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Gintz families were found in and the USA in 1880and the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 34 Gintz families living in Ohio. This was about 51% of all the recorded Gintz's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Gintz families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gintz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gintz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Gintz. 23% of Gintz men worked as a Laborer.

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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

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Farming
    12%
  • Broom Maker
    12%
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What Gintz family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gintz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gintz 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 251 immigration records available for the last name Gintz. 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 506 military records available for the last name Gintz. For the veterans among your Gintz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gintz lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Gintz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Gintz in 1950 was 50, and 71 in 2004.

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