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Zoia Family History

Zoia Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Zola, Zia, Noia, Zoda, Toia, Zona, Coia, Boda, Mora, Rosa

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Where is the Zoia family from?

You can see how Zoia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zoia family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Zoia families living in Illinois. This was about 17% of all the recorded Zoia's in USA. Illinois and 3 other states had the highest population of Zoia families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zoia surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zoia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and H were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Zoia. 72% of Zoia men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Zoia women worked as a H. .

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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
    72%
  • Designer
    29%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • H
    100%
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Census Records

There are 359 census records available for the last name Zoia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zoia 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 223 immigration records available for the last name Zoia. 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 71 military records available for the last name Zoia. For the veterans among your Zoia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zoia lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2002, in the United States, Zoia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Zoia in 1966 was 77, and 90 in 2002.

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