Zorn Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a short-tempered man, from Middle High German zorn ‘wrath’, ‘anger’.from a Slavic word (e.g., Sorbian corny ‘black’). Compare Czerny. Slovenian (western Slovenia): of uncertain origin. It may be connected with the Friulian dialect personal name Zorz (see George).

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


Similar surnames: Korn, Horn, Dorn, Zurn, Born, Zern, Sporn, Corn, Mohn, Oren

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Zorn Family Origin

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Zorn Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    33%
  • Managing Clerk In Timber Trade

    33%
  • Merchant

    33%

In 1881, Butcher and Managing Clerk In Timber Trade were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zorn. A less common occupation for the Zorn family was Merchant. The most common Zorn occupation in the UK was Butcher. 33% of Zorn's were Butchers.

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Between 1944 and 2004, Zorn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Zorn in 1944 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zorn

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