Zens Family History

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Zens Name Meaning

German: variant of Zentz.

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


Similar surnames: Zenz, Sens, Gens, Ens, Zeis, Enis, Bens, Zenk, Zins, Zent

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Zens Family Origin

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Zens Family Occupations

What did your Zens ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zens. 45% of Zens men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Zens women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zens were Salesman and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    45%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farm Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    43%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Maid
    15%
  • Servant
    15%

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

Zens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Zens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zens 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 390 immigration records available for the last name Zens. 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 Zens. For the veterans among your Zens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zens Life Expectancy

What is the average Zens lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Zens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Zens in 1962 was 68, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zens ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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