Zornow Family History

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Zornow Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): habitational name from Zornow in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania.

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

Similar surnames: Tornow, Dorow, Tarnow, Zorn, Zodrow, Torno, Zahnow, Fernow, Konow

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Zornow Family Origin

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Zornow Family Occupations

What did your Zornow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Zornow family was Moulder. Farmer, Cigar Box Maker and Jeweler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zornow. The most common Zornow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Zornow's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Cigar Box Maker

  • Jeweler

  • Moulder


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Zornow ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Zornow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Zornow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zornow census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 346 immigration records available for the last name Zornow. 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 Card

There are 324 military records available for the last name Zornow. For the veterans among your Zornow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zornow Life Expectancy

What is the average Zornow lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Zornow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Zornow in 1960 was 53, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zornow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zornow ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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