Zins Family History

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Zins Name Meaning

nickname for a tenant farmer, from Middle High German zins ‘dues’, ‘tribute’. from a short form of the personal name Vinzenz, German form of Vincent.

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


Similar surnames: Lins, Zink, Zinn, Pins, Zino, Sens, Ris, Zang, Mis, Gans

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Zins Family Origin

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Zins Family Occupations

What did your Zins ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Frmr and Foundry Man were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zins. A less common occupation for the Zins family was Housekeeping. The most common Zins occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Zins's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Frmr

    13%
  • Foundry Man

    7%
  • Housekeeping

    7%

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Zins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Zins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zins 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Zins. 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 Zins. For the veterans among your Zins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zins Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Zins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Zins in 1961 was 58, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zins 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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