Slentz Family History

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Slentz Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized form of German (Sorbian) Schlenz, a habitational name from a place so called in Silesia.

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

Similar surnames: Stentz, Rentz, Seltz, Klenz, Lent, Lantz, Steitz, Stantz, Lintz, Lenz

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Slentz Family Origin

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Slentz Family Occupations

What did your Slentz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Slentz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Slentz's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Slentz. A less common occupation for the Slentz family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Slentz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Slentz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Slentz 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 124 immigration records available for the last name Slentz. 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 603 military records available for the last name Slentz. For the veterans among your Slentz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Slentz Life Expectancy

What is the average Slentz lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Slentz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Slentz in 1963 was 70, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Slentz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Slentz 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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