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Henze Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from a pet form of the personal name Heinrich (Dutch Hendrik) or from a variant of Hans.

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


Similar surnames: Henne, Henke, Hentze, Henzel, Hense, Henle, Mente, Heine, Jenke

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Where is the Henze family from?

You can see how Henze families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Henze family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Henze families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Henze family living in Maryland. This was 100% of all the recorded Henze's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Henze families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Henze surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Henze ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Henze. 29% of Henze men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Henze women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Henze were Salesman and Housewife. .

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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

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    15%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • Bookkeeper
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
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What Henze family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Henze. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Henze 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Henze. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Henze. For the veterans among your Henze ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Henze lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Henze life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Henze in 1956 was 30, and 69 in 2004.

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