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Zents Early Origins



The surname Zents was first found in Eastern Germany, where the family was established in early times.

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Zents Spelling Variations


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Zents Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Zens, Zense, Zenz, Zents, Zentz, Sentz, Sents, Zensen, Zentzen, Zentsen, Zenser, Zentzer, Zenzer, Zentser, Viezentz, Vicentz, Vicenz, Vinzentz, Vinzenz and many more.

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Zents Early History


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Zents Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Zents research. Another 143 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1545 and 1726 are included under the topic Early Zents History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Zents Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Zents Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Zents Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Andreas Zentzen, who settled in Charles Town, South Carolina, in 1764; Franz Zense, aged 30; who settled in Philadelphia in 1776; D.B. Zenzer, aged 39.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    4. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    8. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    9. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    10. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
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    The Zents Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Zents Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 2 May 2015 at 17:35.

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