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Zentner Family History

Zentner Name Meaning
variant of Zehner.occupational name from Middle High German zentener ‘district judge’ (see Zentgraf).

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

41,743 Historical Documents with Zentner on Ancestry.com
8,712 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,823 Military Records
1,099 Immigration Records
5,522 Census and Voter Lists
24,587 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Zentner Families

  • Number of Zentner families
     30 - 58
     11 - 29
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Zentner last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Zentner census records

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Zentner Family Origin

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Zentner Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Zentner families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Zentner

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Zentner Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Zentner census records

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Zentner Civil War Service Records

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