Zank Family History

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Zank Name Meaning

South German: nickname for a quarrelsome or cantankerous person, from a noun derivative of Middle High German zanken, zenken ‘to pick a fight’.

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


Similar surnames: Zenk, Rank, Bank, Zink, Fank, Zang, Zand, Lank, Wank, Hand

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Zank Family Origin

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Zank Family Occupations

What did your Zank ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zank. 15% of Zank men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Zank women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zank were Truck Driver and Home

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    10%
  • Teacher
    8%
  • Cook
    5%
  • Home
    5%

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

Zank Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Zank. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zank 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 406 immigration records available for the last name Zank. 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 584 military records available for the last name Zank. For the veterans among your Zank ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zank Life Expectancy

What is the average Zank lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Zank life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Zank in 1958 was 57, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zank

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zank ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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