Zenker Family History

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Zenker Name Meaning

South German: unflattering nickname for a quarrelsome person, from an agent noun derivative of Middle High German zenken, zanken ‘to provoke’.

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


Similar surnames: Zenner, Denker, Zenger, Benner, Lenker, Zunker, Zeiler, Senner

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Zenker Family Origin

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Zenker Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    33%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Harness Maker

    17%
  • Railroad Agent

    17%

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In 1880, Keeping House, Farmer and Harness Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zenker. The most common Zenker occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 33% of Zenker's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Zenker family was Railroad Agent.

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Zenker Historical Records

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Zenker Life Expectancy

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