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Zorrilla Name Meaning

Spanish: probably from a variant of zorra ‘vixen’, zorro ‘fox’, applied as nickname either for a crafty or devious person, or possibly a lazy one, the Spanish term for the fox meaning literally ‘the lazy one’, from Old Spanish zorro ‘lazy’ (from zorrar ‘to drag’).

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

Similar surnames: Parrilla, Gordillo, Gorrell, Orgill, Zolla, Borrell, Morrill

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Where is the Zorrilla family from?

You can see how Zorrilla families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zorrilla family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Zorrilla families living in New York. This was about 25% of all the recorded Zorrilla's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Zorrilla families in 1920.
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What did your Zorrilla ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Zorrilla. 50% of Zorrilla men worked as a Laborer.

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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
  • Store
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Census Records

There are 917 census records available for the last name Zorrilla. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zorrilla 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Zorrilla. 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 58 military records available for the last name Zorrilla. For the veterans among your Zorrilla ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zorrilla lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Zorrilla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Zorrilla in 1966 was 74, and 84 in 2004.

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