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Zunas Family History

Zunas 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: Zukas, Jonas, Lucas, Minas, Dunay, Buras, Panas, Kuras, Muns, Zupan

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Where is the Zunas family from?

You can see how Zunas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zunas family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Zunas family living in Illinois. This was about 50% of all the recorded Zunas's in USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Zunas families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zunas surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zunas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Zunas. 100% of Zunas men worked as a Laborer. .

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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
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Census Records

There are 25 census records available for the last name Zunas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zunas 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 20 immigration records available for the last name Zunas. 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 7 military records available for the last name Zunas. For the veterans among your Zunas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zunas lifespan?

Average Zunas life expectancy in 1971 was 72 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

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