Zook Name Meaning

Respelling of Swiss German Zug, a habitational name from the city and canton so named in Switzerland. This is a frequent surname among Amish and Mennonites in the U.S. Respelling of Ashkenazic Jewish Zhuk, an ornamental from eastern Slavic zhuk ‘beetle’, or a habitational name for someone from a place in Belarus or Lithuania called Zhuki, from the same word.

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


Similar surnames: Look, Hook, Book, Cook, Mook, Rock, Rook, Zink, Boock, Zuck

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Zook Family Origin

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Zook Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Retired Farmer

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Zook occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Zook's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Zook family was Retired Farmer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zook.

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Zook Historical Records

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Zook Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Zook life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Zook in 1943 was 27, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zook

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