Zand Family History

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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

What did your Zand ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Asst Cinema Manager and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Zand. 50% of Zand men worked as an Asst Cinema Manager and 40% of Zand women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zand were Manufacturing Tewallers Material Dealer and Household Duties (unpaid)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Asst Cinema Manager
  • Manufacturing Tewallers Material Dealer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Housewife
  • Cook
  • Cook In Domestic Serv
  • Household Duties (unpaid)

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Zand Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 903 census records available for the last name Zand. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zand census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 502 immigration records available for the last name Zand. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Zand. For the veterans among your Zand ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zand Life Expectancy

What is the average Zand lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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