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Zani Family History

Zani Name Meaning
Italian: from the personal name Z(u)an(n)i, a northeastern (Venetian) form of Gianni (from Giovanni, Italian equivalent of John). EC, JKZani or Zanni is a comic figure in the Commedia del’Arte, and the surname may be a nickname derived from this use, which is also the origin of the English word zany.

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

7,153 Historical Documents with Zani on Ancestry.com
2,639 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
292 Military Records
793 Immigration Records
1,403 Census and Voter Lists
2,026 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Zani Families

  • Number of Zani families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Zani census records

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Zani Family Origin

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Zani Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Zani

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Zani Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Zani census records

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Military Service by Zani

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