Wentz Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

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


Similar surnames: Gentz, Rentz, Werntz, Zentz, Wertz, Wantz, Wenz, Wetz, Hentz, Mente

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Wentz Family Origin

Where is the Wentz family from?

SHOW MORE

Wentz Family Occupations

What did your Wentz ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Source: Census data for Wentz | Data not to scale

Wentz Historical Records

What Wentz family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Wentz ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Wentz

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Wentz Life Expectancy

What is the average Wentz lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wentz 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.

SHOW MORE

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

Famous Wentz Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Look up another name

It’s easy to get started with a 14-day free trial.

It’s easy to get started with a 14-day free trial.