Wentz Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the personal name Werner, or, especially in eastern regions, from a short form of the Slavic personal name Wenceslaw.

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

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Wentz Family Origin

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Wentz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wentz family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wentz. The most common Wentz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Wentz's were Farmers.

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Wentz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Wentz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Wentz in 1943 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wentz

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