Zehren Family History

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Zehren Name Meaning

Swiss German: from a prepositional phrase from Middle High German ze herren, an occupational name for someone was in service of a lord.

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

Similar surnames: Herren, Zehner, Wehrer, Kehrer, Zehr, Mehrer, Ehren, Gehret, Lehrer

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Zehren Family Origin

Where is the Zehren family from?

Zehren Family Occupations

What did your Zehren ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Zehren occupation in the USA was Farmer. 78% of Zehren's were Farmers. Farmer and Currier were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zehren. A less common occupation for the Zehren family was Keep House.

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  • Farmer

  • Currier

  • Keep House


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

Zehren Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Zehren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zehren census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 83 immigration records available for the last name Zehren. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 387 military records available for the last name Zehren. For the veterans among your Zehren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zehren Life Expectancy

What is the average Zehren lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Zehren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Zehren in 1961 was 58, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zehren

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zehren ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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