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Zenor Family History

Zenor Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Zehner.

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

Similar surnames: Deno, Leno, Pecor, Egnor, Resor, Wener, Recor, Enzor, Benoy, Lenox

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Where is the Zenor family from?

You can see how Zenor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zenor family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Zenor families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 13 Zenor families living in Indiana. This was about 68% of all the recorded Zenor's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Zenor families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zenor surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zenor ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zenor. 22% of Zenor men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Zenor women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zenor were Farming and Clerk.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Zenor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zenor 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 143 immigration records available for the last name Zenor. 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 903 military records available for the last name Zenor. For the veterans among your Zenor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zenor lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Zenor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Zenor in 1962 was 68, and 78 in 2004.

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