Jentzen Family History

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Jentzen Name Meaning

North German: variant of Jantzen (see Jantz).

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


Similar surnames: Bentzen, Jantzen, Janzen, Jentz, Jenssen, Gentzel, Bentsen, Arntsen

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Jentzen Family Origin

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Jentzen Family Occupations

What did your Jentzen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jentzen family was Keeping House. The most common Jentzen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Jentzen's were Farmers. Farmer, ...Een and Keeping Bar were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jentzen.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • ...Een

    17%
  • Keeping Bar

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

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

Jentzen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jentzen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jentzen 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 Jentzen

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Jentzen. 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 Jentzen. For the veterans among your Jentzen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jentzen Life Expectancy

What is the average Jentzen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Jentzen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Jentzen in 1962 was 58, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jentzen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jentzen 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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