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Zentz Early Origins



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

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Zentz Spelling Variations


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Zentz 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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Zentz Early History


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Zentz Early History



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

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Zentz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Zentz Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Zentz 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 were:

Zentz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Wilhelm Zentz, who arrived in Galveston, Texas, at the age of 29 in 1849

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Contemporary Notables of the name Zentz (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Zentz (post 1700)



  • Bob Zentz, American musician and educator from Norfolk, Virginia
  • John R. Zentz, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1996
  • Johannes Zentz (d. 1945), German teacher

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Zentz Family Crest Products


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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. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    8. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    9. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    10. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
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    The Zentz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Zentz 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 10 December 2015 at 10:28.

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