Zencker Family History

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Zencker 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: Dencker, Ecker, Decker, Necker, Recker, Becker, Uecker, Secker

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Zencker Family Origin

Where is the Zencker family from?

Zencker Family Occupations

What did your Zencker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Zencker family was Well Digger. The most common Zencker occupation in the USA was Keeps House. 33% of Zencker's were Keeps Houses. Keeps House and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zencker.

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  • Keeps House

  • Laborer

  • Well Digger


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

Zencker Historical Records

What Zencker family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 85 census records available for the last name Zencker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zencker census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Zencker

Passenger List

There are 29 immigration records available for the last name Zencker. 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 21 military records available for the last name Zencker. For the veterans among your Zencker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zencker Life Expectancy

What is the average Zencker lifespan?

Between 1969 and 1992, in the United States, Zencker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Zencker in 1969 was 74, and 70 in 1992.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zencker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zencker 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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