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Zulu Family History

Zulu Name Meaning

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

8,993 Historical Documents with Zulu on Ancestry
8,498 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
200 Military Records
18 Immigration Records
130 Census and Voter Lists
147 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Zulu Families

  • Number of Zulu families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Zulu last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Zulu last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Zulu census records

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Zulu Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Zulu

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Zulu Family Occupations

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

Military Service by Zulu

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