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Zollner Name Meaning

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

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


Similar surnames: Zoellner, Zoller, Zellner, Mollner, Wollner, Roller, Koller, Poller

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Where is the Zollner family from?

You can see how Zollner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zollner family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Zollner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 15 Zollner families living in Missouri. This was about 19% of all the recorded Zollner's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Zollner families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zollner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zollner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Zollner. 23% of Zollner men worked as a Farmer and 45% of Zollner women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zollner were Farm Hand and Stenographer. .

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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
    23%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Farming
    12%
  • Farm Hand
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    45%
  • Maid
    34%
  • Stenographer
    23%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Zollner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zollner 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Zollner. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Zollner. For the veterans among your Zollner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zollner lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Zollner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Zollner in 1962 was 72, and 74 in 2004.

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