Zank Name Meaning

South German: nickname for a quarrelsome or cantankerous person, from a noun derivative of Middle High German zanken, zenken ‘to pick a fight’.

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

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Zank Family Origin

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Zank Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Farm Laborer

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Cabinet Maker

    8%

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zank. The most common Zank occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Zank's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Zank family was Cabinet Maker.

Source: Census data for Zank | Data not to scale

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Zank Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Zank life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Zank in 1958 was 57, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zank

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