Jentsch Family History

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Jentsch Name Meaning

Eastern German: from a Slavic short form of Johannes (see John).

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


Similar surnames: Gentsch, Jentzsch, Lentsch, Gensch, Metsch, Rentsch, Petsch, Gertsch

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Jentsch Family Origin

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Jentsch Family Occupations

What did your Jentsch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Druggist and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Jentsch. The most common Jentsch occupation in the USA was Druggist. 50% of Jentsch's were Druggists.

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  • Druggist

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

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

Jentsch Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Jentsch Life Expectancy

What is the average Jentsch lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Jentsch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Jentsch in 1955 was 48, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jentsch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jentsch 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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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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