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Zook Family History

Zook Name Meaning
Respelling of Swiss German Zug, a habitational name from the city and canton so named in Switzerland. This is a frequent surname among Amish and Mennonites in the U.S.Respelling of Ashkenazic Jewish Zhuk, an ornamental from eastern Slavic zhuk ‘beetle’, or a habitational name for someone from a place in Belarus or Lithuania called Zhuki, from the same word.

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

190,689 Historical Documents with Zook on Ancestry.com
28,191 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,172 Military Records
816 Immigration Records
24,177 Census and Voter Lists
133,333 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Zook Families

  • Number of Zook families
     127 - 252
     43 - 126
     1 - 42
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Zook families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Zook last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Zook census records

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Zook Family Origin

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Zook Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Zook

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Zook Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Zook census records

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Zook Civil War Service Records

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