Zelinka Family History

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Zelinka Name Meaning

variant of Zelenka. nickname from a vocabulary word meaning ‘herb’.

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


Similar surnames: Zielinski, Zelenka, Zelenak, Belin, Belka, Melka, Zink, Zelinski

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Zelinka Family Origin

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Zelinka Family Occupations

What did your Zelinka ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Brewer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zelinka. The most common Zelinka occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Zelinka's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Zelinka family was Farman.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Brewer

    10%
  • Cabinet Maker

    10%
  • Farman

    10%

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

Zelinka Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Zelinka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zelinka 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Zelinka. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Zelinka. For the veterans among your Zelinka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zelinka Life Expectancy

What is the average Zelinka lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Zelinka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Zelinka in 1953 was 50, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zelinka

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zelinka 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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