Zhan Family History

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Zhan Name Meaning

Chinese : from the name of a territory granted to a son of Xuan Wang (827–781 bc), the twelfth king of the Zhou dynasty.

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

Similar surnames: Shan, Zhao, Han, Zhang, Zang, Duan, Chan, Zha, Zhen, Ban

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Zhan Family Origin

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Zhan Family Occupations

What did your Zhan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Machine Adjuster was the top reported job for people in the US named Zhan. 50% of Zhan men worked as a Machine Adjuster

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Machine Adjuster
  • Watchman

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

Zhan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 117 census records available for the last name Zhan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zhan 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 35 immigration records available for the last name Zhan. 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 24 military records available for the last name Zhan. For the veterans among your Zhan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zhan Life Expectancy

What is the average Zhan lifespan?

Between 1992 and 2002, in the United States, Zhan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Zhan in 1992 was 71, and 41 in 2002.

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