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Zoellner Name Meaning

German (Zöllner): occupational name for a customs officer a variant of Zoller . Compare Zollner .

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


Similar surnames: Zollner, Zellner, Toellner, Goellner, Zoller, Zoeller, Koellner

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Where is the Zoellner family from?

You can see how Zoellner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zoellner family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Zoellner families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 47 Zoellner families living in Missouri. This was about 31% of all the recorded Zoellner's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Zoellner families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zoellner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zoellner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Zoellner. 25% of Zoellner men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Zoellner women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zoellner were Clerk and Secretary. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Machinist
    6%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    19%
  • Housewife
    17%
  • Housework
    14%
  • Secretary
    11%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Zoellner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zoellner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 895 immigration records available for the last name Zoellner. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Zoellner. For the veterans among your Zoellner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zoellner lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Zoellner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1957. The average life expectancy for Zoellner in 1957 was 100, and 79 in 2004.

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