Zern Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a man who dealt, from Sorbian zerno, zorno ‘grain’.

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

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Zern Family Origin

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Zern Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, the most common Zern occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Zern's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zern. A less common occupation for the Zern family was Keeping House.

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Zern Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Zern life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Zern in 1947 was 22, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zern

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