Jentz Family History

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Jentz Name Meaning

North German: variant of Jantz.

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


Similar surnames: Bentz, Sentz, Entz, Jantz, Lentz, Dentz, Mentz, Jentzen, Lontz, Rentz

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Jentz Family Origin

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Jentz Family Occupations

What did your Jentz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jentz family was Retail Grocer. The most common Jentz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Jentz's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Hand and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jentz.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Farm Hand

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Retail Grocer

    13%

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

Jentz Historical Records

What Jentz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jentz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jentz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Jentz

Passenger List

There are 399 immigration records available for the last name Jentz. 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 279 military records available for the last name Jentz. For the veterans among your Jentz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jentz Life Expectancy

What is the average Jentz lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Jentz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Jentz in 1959 was 72, and 48 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jentz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jentz 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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