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Zanella Name Meaning

Italian: feminine form of Zanelli.

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

Similar surnames: Vanella, Danella, Zarella, Zanelli, Masella, Mainella, Marella

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Where is the Zanella family from?

You can see how Zanella families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zanella family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Zanella families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Zanella family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Zanella's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Zanella families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zanella surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zanella ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Coal Miner was the top reported job for people in the CA named Zanella. .

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Coal Miner
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Zanella. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zanella census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Zanella. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 362 military records available for the last name Zanella. For the veterans among your Zanella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zanella lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Zanella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Zanella in 1952 was 48, and 82 in 2004.

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