Henze Family History

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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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Henze Family Origin

Where is the Henze family from?

Henze Family Occupations

What did your Henze ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Henze family was Baker. The most common Henze occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Henze's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Henze.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Tailor

  • Baker


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

Henze Historical Records

What Henze family records will you find?

Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Henze Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Henze

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Henze 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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