Zent Family History

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Zent Name Meaning

German (also found in Russia): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Zelt, Zenz, Gent, Lent, Zentz, Fent, Zenk, Zens, Zant, Went

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Zent Family Origin

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Zent Family Occupations

What did your Zent ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Zent occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Zent's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Zent family was Agent At Depot. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zent.

View Census data for Zent | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    42%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Agent At Depot

    2%

United States shown, England data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Zent ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Zent Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Zent. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zent census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Zent

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Zent. 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 Zent. For the veterans among your Zent ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zent Life Expectancy

What is the average Zent lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Zent life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Zent in 1955 was 54, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zent

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zent 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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