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Kintz Name Meaning

German: from a South German or Silesian variant of the personal name Küntz (see Kuntz).

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

Similar surnames: Kirtz, Kuntz, Lontz, Lintz, Kientz, Kontz, Gintz, Kitz, Kritz, Kinne

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Where is the Kintz family from?

You can see how Kintz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kintz family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kintz families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Kintz families living in Ohio. This was about 53% of all the recorded Kintz's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Kintz families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kintz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kintz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kintz. 16% of Kintz men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Kintz women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kintz were Machinist and Seamstress.

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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
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Kintz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kintz 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 719 immigration records available for the last name Kintz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kintz. For the veterans among your Kintz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kintz lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kintz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kintz in 1944 was 27, and 84 in 2004.

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