Zench Family History

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Zench Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Bench, Rench, Tench, Hench, Mench, Lynch, Pech, Winch, Bence, Enoch

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Zench Family Origin

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Zench Family Occupations

What did your Zench ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House and Lither Geopher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zench. The most common Zench occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 50% of Zench's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

  • Lither Geopher


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

Zench Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 225 census records available for the last name Zench. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zench 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 39 immigration records available for the last name Zench. 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 51 military records available for the last name Zench. For the veterans among your Zench ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zench Life Expectancy

What is the average Zench lifespan?

Average Zench life expectancy in 1978 was 86 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zench

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zench 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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