Zand Name Meaning

Iranian: from a personal name based on Persian zand ‘interpretation’. In Old Persian the Zand or Zend is the commentary on the Avesta, the sacred text of the Zoroastrians. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Sand. German: perhaps a nickname for someone with protruding or otherwise remarkable teeth, from Middle High German zand ‘tooth’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hand, Band, Rand, Wand, Sand, Land, Zang, Zane, Zank, Wang

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Zand Family Origin

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Zand Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Zand occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Zand's were Farmers.

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Between 1957 and 2004, Zand life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Zand in 1957 was 48, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zand

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