Zea Name Meaning

Galician and Spanish: possibly a variant spelling of the habitational name Cea.

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

Similar surnames: Cea, Vea, Bea, Lea, Tea, Olea, Zera, Dea, Sea, Oen

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Zea Family Origin

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Zea Family Occupations

What did your Zea ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zea. 28% of Zea men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Zea women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zea were Truck Driver and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Proprietor
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
  • Saleslady

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

Zea Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Zea. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zea 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 711 immigration records available for the last name Zea. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Zea. For the veterans among your Zea ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zea Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Zea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Zea in 1946 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

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