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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Wentz

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Alt. Meaning

W is for wise, more tomorrow that today.

E is for elegant, born within you.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

T is for talent, hidden or not.

Z is for zest, your zeal for life.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wentz

Pete Wentz is a pop punk, pop rock, alternative rock, emo, post-hardcore, metalcore, and techno musician, songwriter, music executive, artists, and repertoire. He has been prominent since 1993. Pete was given the name Peter Lewis Kingston Wentz III on June 5th, 1979.


Carson Wentz is a football player. Carson was born on December 30th, 1992 in Bismarck, North Dakota.


Eiji Wentz is a pop music and rock music singer-songwriter, actor, and celebrity. He has been prominent since 1989. Eiji was born on October 8th, 1985.



Siegfried Wentz is an athlete. Siegfried was born on March 7th, 1960.


Lewis was born on November 10th, 1877 in Tama, Iowa. He breathed his last breath on June 9th, 1949.


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Popularity of Wentz as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wentz U.S.
  White 93.95% 64.26%
  African American 1.77% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.59% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.53% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.19% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.98% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wentz

People with the last name Wentz are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Wentz

  • How Popular is the name Wentz? As a last name Wentz was the 4,231st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Wentz first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Wentz is Tuesday, September 27th, 1887.
  • How unique is the name Wentz? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Wentz. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Wentz: Your name in reverse order is Ztnew. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ewnzt. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wentz? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,376 people with the last name Wentz.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wentz? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Wentz as their last name.

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