Zenner Family History

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Zenner Name Meaning

South German: unflattering nickname for a surly, snarling person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German zannen ‘to growl or howl’ or ‘to bare one’s teeth’.

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

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Zenner Family Origin

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Zenner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Baker & Retail Grocer

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Zenner family was Butcher. The most common Zenner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Zenner's were Farmers. Farmer, Baker & Retail Grocer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zenner.

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Zenner Historical Records

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Zenner Life Expectancy

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