Zinner Family History

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Zinner Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a worker in pewter, from an agent derivative of Middle High German zin ‘pewter’ (see Zinn).

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

Similar surnames: Zinser, Zinnel, Finner, Zenner, Sinner, Pinner, Tinner, Rinner

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Zinner Family Origin

Where is the Zinner family from?

Zinner Family Occupations

What did your Zinner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zinner. A less common occupation for the Zinner family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Zinner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Zinner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • At Home

  • Cabinet Maker


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

Zinner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Zinner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zinner 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 Zinner. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Zinner. For the veterans among your Zinner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zinner Life Expectancy

What is the average Zinner lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Zinner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Zinner in 1959 was 57, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zinner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zinner 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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