Zhan Name Meaning

Chinese : from the name of a territory granted to a son of Xuan Wang (827–781 bc), the twelfth king of the Zhou dynasty.

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


Similar surnames: Shan, Zhao, Han, Zhang, Zang, Duan, Chan, Zha, Zhen, Ban

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Zhan Family Origin

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Zhan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Letter Carrier

    50%

In 1880, Farmer and Letter Carrier were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zhan. The most common Zhan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Zhan's were Farmers.

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Zhan Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1992 and 2002, Zhan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Zhan in 1992 was 71, and 41 in 2002.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zhan

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