Zion Name Meaning

Jewish: ornamental name from Hebrew tsion ‘(Mount) Zion’, the hill in Jerusalem on which the city of David was built, or from the male personal name derived from the name of the mount.

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


Similar surnames: Gion, Sion, Wion, Leon, Wien, Zinn, Biron, Ion, Thon, Dion

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Zion Family Origin

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Zion Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    2%
  • Clerk In Store

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Zion family was Clerk In Store. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zion. The most common Zion occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Zion's were Farmers.

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Zion Historical Records

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Zion Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Zion life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Zion in 1948 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zion

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