Zurn Name Meaning

German (Zürn): nickname for an irascible man, from Middle High German zurn ‘angry’.

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


Similar surnames: Zorn, Murr, Turk, Gurr, Durr, Zern, Zinn, Lurz, Thurn, Corn

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Zurn Family Origin

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Zurn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Coal Hopper

    12%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Produce Dealer

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Coal Hopper and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zurn. A less common occupation for the Zurn family was Produce Dealer. The most common Zurn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Zurn's were Farmers.

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Zurn Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Zurn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Zurn in 1962 was 67, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zurn

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