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Zenon Family History

Zenon Name Meaning

Spanish (Zenón) French (Zénon) and African American: from the classical Greek personal name Zēnōn see Zeno .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Zeno, Leon, Xenos, Zero, Geron, Heon, Benson, Benn, Henson, Veron

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Where is the Zenon family from?

You can see how Zenon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zenon family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Zenon families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 14 Zenon families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Zenon's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Zenon families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zenon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zenon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Zenon. 40% of Zenon men worked as a Laborer and 42% of Zenon women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zenon were Chauffeur and Housewife. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Chauffeur

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Seamstress
  • Laborer
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Zenon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zenon 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 375 immigration records available for the last name Zenon. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 557 military records available for the last name Zenon. For the veterans among your Zenon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zenon lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Zenon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Zenon in 1955 was 44, and 60 in 2004.

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