Zent Name Meaning

German (also found in Russia): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Zelt, Zenz, Gent, Lent, Zentz, Fent, Zenk, Zens, Zant, Went

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Zent Family Origin

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Zent Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Agent At Depot

    2%

In 1880, the most common Zent occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Zent's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Zent family was Agent At Depot. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zent.

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Zent Historical Records

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Zent Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Zent life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Zent in 1955 was 54, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zent

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