Zeno Family History

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Zeno Name Meaning

from the personal name Zeno, from the Greek personal name Zenon, an ancient derivative of Zeus, name of the king of the gods in Greek mythology. Zenon is the name of several saints and martyrs venerated in the Greek Orthodox Church, and in the form Zeno or Zenone it was also the name of a 4th-century saint from Verona. The Greek name may also be a shortened form of a derivative of the above, for example Zenovi(o)s or Zenopoulos. This is sometimes found as an alternative for Lusignan, a powerful family in the Middle East in medieval times. Also possibly from tsenos, Southern Italian Greek form of Greek xenos ‘newcomer’, ‘stranger’ (see Xenos).

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

Similar surnames: Zino, Zero, Zenon, Geno, Sens, Penso, Beno, Zeng, Seno, Ueno

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Zeno Family Origin

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Zeno Family Occupations

What did your Zeno ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Zeno occupation in the USA was Laborer. 41% of Zeno's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Zeno family was Fur Trader. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zeno.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Fur Trader


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Zeno Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Zeno. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zeno 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Zeno. 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 Zeno. For the veterans among your Zeno ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zeno Life Expectancy

What is the average Zeno lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Zeno life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Zeno in 1941 was 32, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zeno 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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