Zinser Family History

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Zinser Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a tenant farmer, or occasionally for a collector of rents or taxes, from an agent derivative of Middle High German zins ‘dues’.

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

Similar surnames: Zinner, Zieser, Zins, Rinker, Finner, Winker, Dinger, Genser, Riser

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Zinser Family Origin

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Zinser Family Occupations

What did your Zinser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Zinser family was Grocer. The most common Zinser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Zinser's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Dealer In Hardware were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zinser.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Dealer In Hardware

  • Grocer


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

Zinser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Zinser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zinser 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 Zinser. 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 Zinser. For the veterans among your Zinser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zinser Life Expectancy

What is the average Zinser lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Zinser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Zinser in 1963 was 74, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zinser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zinser 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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