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Zins Name Meaning

German:: nickname for a tenant farmer from Middle High German zins ‘dues tribute’. from a short form of the personal name Vinzenz German form of Vincent .

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

Similar surnames: Lins, Zink, Zinn, Pins, Zino, Sens, Ris, Zang, Mis, Gans

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Where is the Zins family from?

You can see how Zins families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zins family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Zins families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Zins families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Zins's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Zins families in 1891.
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What did your Zins ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Zins. 100% of Zins women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Zins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zins 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 547 immigration records available for the last name Zins. 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 898 military records available for the last name Zins. For the veterans among your Zins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zins lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Zins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Zins in 1961 was 58, and 74 in 2004.

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