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Zona Name Meaning

Italian: topographic name from zona ‘zone’, ‘area’.

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

Similar surnames: Cona, Bona, Lona, Mona, Zola, Dona, Zink, Zoda, Vona, Zisa

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Where is the Zona family from?

You can see how Zona families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zona family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Zona families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Zona family living in Mississippi. This was 100% of all the recorded Zona's in the USA. Mississippi had the highest population of Zona families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zona surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zona ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zona. 31% of Zona men worked as a Laborer and 30% of Zona women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zona were New Worker and Maid.

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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

  • Laborer
  • Barber
  • Waiter
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Machine Operator
  • Stitcher
  • Maid
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Census Records

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

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What is the average Zona lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Zona life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Zona in 1962 was 53, and 77 in 2004.

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