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Zani Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Z(u)an(n)i, a northeastern (Venetian) form of Gianni (from Giovanni, Italian equivalent of John). Zani or Zanni is a comic figure in the Commedia del’Arte, and the surname may be a nickname derived from this use, which is also the origin of the English word zany.

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


Similar surnames: Zanni, Zane, Zandi, Tani, Sani, Hand, Zand, Danz, Wang, Zanin

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Zani Family Origin

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Zani Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Zani occupation in the USA was Oyster Saloon. 100% of Zani's were Oyster Saloons.

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  • Oyster Saloon

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Zani Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Zani. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zani 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Zani. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Zani. For the veterans among your Zani ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zani Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Zani life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Zani in 1962 was 75, and 83 in 2004.

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