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Zelnick Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name from Yiddish tselnik ‘haberdashery’ or from Polish celnik ‘tax collector’. Americanized spelling of Slovenian Zelnik, a nickname or topographic name from zelje ‘cabbage’.

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


Similar surnames: Melnik, Rolnick, Mednick, Wernick, Mitnick, Belich, Chesnick, Lesnick

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Zelnick Family Origin

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Zelnick Family Occupations

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Zelnick Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Zelnick Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Zelnick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Zelnick in 1956 was 40, and 78 in 2004.

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