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Zello Name Meaning

possibly a habitational name from Zello in Bologna or either of two places called Zelo, in Milan and Rovigo. perhaps from a short form of donzello (see Donze).

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

Similar surnames: Mello, Zell, Bello, Zelle, Tello, Lello, Zullo, Wells, Mallo, Kell

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Where is the Zello family from?

You can see how Zello families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zello family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Zello families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Zello families living in Missouri. This was 100% of all the recorded Zello's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Zello families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zello surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zello ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zello. 85% of Zello men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Zello women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zello were Farmer and Cook.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Laborer
  • Cook
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Census Records

There are 657 census records available for the last name Zello. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zello census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 73 immigration records available for the last name Zello. 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 Cards

There are 309 military records available for the last name Zello. For the veterans among your Zello ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zello lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Zello life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Zello in 1959 was 53, and 85 in 2004.

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