Zenz Family History

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Zenz Name Meaning

German: variant of Zentz.

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


Similar surnames: Zens, Menz, Henz, Genz, Renz, Zent, Zentz, Wenz, Glenz, Henk

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Zenz Family Origin

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Zenz Family Occupations

What did your Zenz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Zenz family was Smith. Farmer, Carver and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zenz. The most common Zenz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Zenz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Carver

    20%
  • Merchant

    20%
  • Smith

    20%

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

Zenz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Zenz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zenz 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Zenz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Zenz. For the veterans among your Zenz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zenz Life Expectancy

What is the average Zenz lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Zenz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Zenz in 1961 was 73, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zenz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zenz 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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