Zook Family History

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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

What did your Zook ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Works Yard Labourer (retd) and Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Zook.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Works Yard Labourer (retd)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Duties

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

Zook Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Zook. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zook 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 Zook. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Zook. For the veterans among your Zook ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zook Life Expectancy

What is the average Zook lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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