Zollinger Family History

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Zollinger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from some place called Zollingen, probably named with German Zoll ‘customs post’. There were customs posts at river ports as well as at national frontiers.

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

Similar surnames: Dollinger, Gollinger, Bollinger, Hollinger, Rollinger, Pollinger

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Zollinger Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Zollinger name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Zollinger. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


  • Norway


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Zollinger Family Origin

Where is the Zollinger family from?

Zollinger Family Occupations

What did your Zollinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Zollinger occupation in the UK was Merchants Clerk (General). 100% of Zollinger's were Merchants Clerk (General)s.

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  • Merchants Clerk (General)


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

Zollinger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Zollinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Zollinger lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Zollinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Zollinger in 1956 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zollinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zollinger 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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