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

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Barber

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Zerr family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zerr. The most common Zerr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Zerr's were Farmers.

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Zerr Historical Records

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Zerr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zerr

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