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Zinn Family History

Zinn Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a worker in pewter, Middle High German zin; German Zinn, Yiddish tsin.

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

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2,907 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Zinn Families

  • Number of Zinn families
     89 - 175
     30 - 88
     1 - 29
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Zinn families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Zinn last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Zinn census records

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Zinn Family Origin

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Zinn Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Zinn

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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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Zinn Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Zinn census records

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Zinn Civil War Service Records

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