Stentz Family History

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Stentz Name Meaning

Eastern German: from a reduced pet form of the Slavic personal name Stanislaw (see Stanislaw). South German: unexplained. In Germany the spelling Stenz (pronounced ‘stents’) is more common than Stentz, and it is likely that some immigrant families with that name may have added the -t- in order to preserve the original pronunciation.

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

Similar surnames: Stantz, Seitz, Strutz, Slentz, Tetz, Statz, Rentz, Stutz, Zentz

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Stentz Family Origin

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Stentz Family Occupations

What did your Stentz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Stentz family was Banker. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stentz. The most common Stentz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Stentz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Banker


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

Stentz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Stentz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stentz 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 163 immigration records available for the last name Stentz. 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 507 military records available for the last name Stentz. For the veterans among your Stentz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stentz Life Expectancy

What is the average Stentz lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Stentz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Stentz in 1953 was 32, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stentz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stentz 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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