Zane Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Italian (Venice and Mantua) and Greek (Zanes): from a variant of the Venetian personal name Z(u)an(n)i ‘John’ (see Zani). Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Zahn.

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

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Zane Family Origin

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Zane Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Zane occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Zane's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zane. A less common occupation for the Zane family was Carpenter.

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Zane Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Zane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Zane in 1951 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zane

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