Lentz History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Lentz family

The surname Lentz was first found in Neumark and Pomerania, where the name could be considered to have made a great contribution to the feudal society which became the backbone of modern Europe. The name became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses which played important roles in the savage tribal and national conflicts, with each group seeking power and status in an ever changing territorial profile.

Early History of the Lentz family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lentz research. Another 134 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1494, 1496, 1637, 1751, and 1792 are included under the topic Early Lentz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Lentz Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lenz, Lentz, Lents, Lentze, Lenze, Lentse and many more.

Early Notables of the Lentz family (pre 1700)

Prominent bearers of the name Lentz at this time were Johann or Hans Lenz, who was born in Swabia and from 1494 to 1496 was a schoolmaster in Freiburg. He wrote...
Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lentz Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Lentz migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lentz Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Joh Conrad Lentz, who landed in America in 1670 [1]
Lentz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Henry Lentz, who immigrated to America in 1709 with his wife and three children
  • Jacob Lentz, who settled in Philadelphia in 1728
  • Hans David Lentz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1732 [1]
  • Johannes Lentz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1732 [1]
  • Philip Lentz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1739 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Lentz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Henry Lentz, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1856 [1]
  • William Lentz, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1856 [1]
  • Werner Lentz, who landed in St Clair County, III in 1860 [1]
  • George Lentz, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1868 [1]
  • Hubert Paul Lentz, aged 23, who arrived in America in 1871 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Lentz (post 1700) +

  • Major-General John M. Lentz (1896-1989), American Assistant Chief of Staff Army Ground Forces (1942-1944) [2]
  • Leary Lee Lentz (b. 1945), American former professional basketball player
  • Robert Lentz (b. 1946), American Franciscan friar and religious icon painter
  • John Jacob Lentz (1856-1931), U.S. Representative from Ohio
  • Owen Lentz (b. 1980), American rugby union player
  • Matt Lentz (b. 1982), American football guard
  • Daniel Lentz (b. 1942), American electronic Western classical-music composer
  • Irene Lentz (1900-1962), American costume designer
  • Nik Lentz (b. 1984), American mixed martial artist
  • George D. Lentz, American politician, Mayor of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1945-49 [3]
  • ... (Another 14 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


Suggested Readings for the name Lentz +

  • 2184 The Diary of Henry Jackson Lentz (1819-1869) by Henry Jackson Lentz, Lentz Heritage by John Paul Lentz.

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, April 2) John Lentz. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Lentz/John_M./USA.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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