Zerr Family History

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Zerr Name Meaning

South German: nickname for a rowdy or tough person, from a derivative of Middle High German zerren ‘to scold or complain’.

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

Similar surnames: Zehr, Herr, Zarr, Zeck, Derr, Gurr, Hehr, Durr, Berry, Zero

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Zerr Family Origin

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Zerr Family Occupations

What did your Zerr ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Clerk In Holy Orders was the top reported job for people in the UK named Zerr.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Clerk In Holy Orders

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Zerr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Zerr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zerr 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 848 immigration records available for the last name Zerr. 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 Zerr. For the veterans among your Zerr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zerr Life Expectancy

What is the average Zerr lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Zerr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Zerr in 1944 was 29, and 88 in 2004.

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