Hentges Family History

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Hentges Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Hendrik (see Henry 1), with the diminutive ending -tje.

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


Similar surnames: Gentes, Hennies, Montes, Henkes, Hengel, Hengen, Hegge, Engel, Mente

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Hentges Family Origin

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Hentges Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hentges family was Tailor. The most common Hentges occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Hentges's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hentges.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Painter

    11%
  • Tailor

    11%

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Hentges Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hentges. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hentges 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 Hentges. 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 Hentges. For the veterans among your Hentges ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hentges Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Hentges life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Hentges in 1959 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hentges

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hentges 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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