Zinn Family History

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Zinn Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a worker in pewter, Middle High German zin; German Zinn, Yiddish tsin.

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

Similar surnames: Linn, Pinn, Zink, Kinn, Zang, Zins, Lind, Ginn, Rann, Link

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Zinn Family Origin

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Zinn Family Occupations

What did your Zinn ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Zinn. 60% of Zinn women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Dressmaker

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

Zinn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Zinn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zinn 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Zinn. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Zinn. For the veterans among your Zinn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zinn Life Expectancy

What is the average Zinn lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Zinn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Zinn in 1943 was 40, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zinn 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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