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Zenz Early Origins



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

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Zenz Spelling Variations


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Zenz 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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Zenz Early History


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Zenz Early History



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

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Zenz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Zenz Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Zenz 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:

Zenz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Zenz, who settled in Illinois in 1891
  • Georg Zenz, aged 42, who arrived in America from Agnethlen, in 1892
  • Luci Zenz, aged 27, who arrived in America, in 1892
  • Otto Zenz, aged 4, who arrived in America, in 1892
  • Jean Zenz, aged 60, who arrived in America, in 1895

Zenz Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Johann Zenz, aged 25, who arrived in America from Romanofka, Russia, in 1909
  • Anna Zenz, aged 11, who arrived in America from Krumsin, Austria, in 1909
  • Cacilie Zenz, aged 8, who arrived in America from Krumsin, Austria, in 1909
  • Franz Zenz, aged 4, who arrived in America from Krumsin, Austria, in 1909
  • Aloysia Zenz, aged 22, who arrived in America from Graz, Austria, in 1922
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Zenz (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Zenz (post 1700)



  • Therese Zenz (b. 1932), German gold, three-time silver and two-time bronze medalist sprint canoer who competed in the 1950s through the 1960s

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Zenz Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    9. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    10. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    11. ...

    The Zenz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Zenz 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 4 March 2014 at 08:26.

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