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Zois Family History

Zois 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: Lois, Bois, Kois, Zeis, Zoss, Zais, Ross, Kos, Reis, Boris

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Where is the Zois family from?

You can see how Zois families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zois family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Zois families living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Zois's in USA. New York had the highest population of Zois families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zois surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zois ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Florist was the top reported job for people in the USA named Zois. 50% of Zois men worked as a Florist. .

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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

  • Florist
    50%
  • Farmer
    50%
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Census Records

There are 282 census records available for the last name Zois. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zois 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 262 immigration records available for the last name Zois. 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 93 military records available for the last name Zois. For the veterans among your Zois ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zois lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Zois life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Zois in 1954 was 42, and 89 in 2004.

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