Zentner Family History

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Zentner Name Meaning

variant of Zehner. occupational name from Middle High German zentener ‘district judge’ (see Zentgraf).

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

Similar surnames: Zeltner, Lentner, Zenner, Renner, Center, Fenner, Zinner, Venner

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Zentner Family Origin

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Zentner Family Occupations

What did your Zentner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zentner. 24% of Zentner men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Zentner women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zentner were Farm Laborer and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
  • Housewife
  • Bookkeeper
  • Saleslady

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

Zentner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Zentner Life Expectancy

What is the average Zentner lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Zentner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Zentner in 1949 was 46, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zentner

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