Zo Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ko, So, Bo, To, Ho, Mo, No, Jo, Po, Go

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Zo Family Origin

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Zo Family Occupations

What did your Zo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Zo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Zo's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zo.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Laborer

    33%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Zo ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Zo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Zo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zo 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 354 immigration records available for the last name Zo. 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 Zo. For the veterans among your Zo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zo Life Expectancy

What is the average Zo lifespan?

Average Zo life expectancy in 2003 was 55 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zo 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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