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Zurn Name Meaning

German (Zürn): nickname for an irascible man, from Middle High German zurn ‘angry’.

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


Similar surnames: Zorn, Murr, Turk, Gurr, Durr, Zern, Zinn, Lurz, Thurn, Corn

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Zurn Family Origin

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Zurn Family Occupations

What did your Zurn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Zurn family was Produce Dealer. The most common Zurn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Zurn's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Hopper and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zurn.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Coal Hopper

    12%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Produce Dealer

    8%

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

Zurn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Zurn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zurn 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Zurn. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Zurn. For the veterans among your Zurn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zurn Life Expectancy

What is the average Zurn lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Zurn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Zurn in 1962 was 67, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zurn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zurn 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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