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Zinn Early Origins



The surname Zinn was first found in Bohemia, where the name could be considered to make a great early contribution to the feudal society which played a major role in the early development of Europe. The name became important in local affairs and branched into many houses which played a prominent part in the savage tribal and national conflicts, each group seeking political status in an unstable territorial profile. Chronicles first mention Bertold Cinner of Eger in Bohemia around 1275.

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Zinn Spelling Variations


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Zinn Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Zinn, Zinne, Zinner, Zinnert, Cinn, Cinner, Cinnert, Czinn, Czinner and many more.

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Zinn Early History


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Zinn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Zinn research. Another 277 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1537, 1560, 1584, and 1777 are included under the topic Early Zinn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Zinn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Zinn Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Zinn Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Zinn Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Gerhart Zinn, who arrived in America in 1730 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Johannes Zinn, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1738 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Casber Zinn, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1744
  • Jacob Zinn, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Hans Georg Zinn, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1754
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Zinn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Siegmund Zinn, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Zinn (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Zinn (post 1700)



  • Walter Henry Zinn (1906-2000), Canadian-born, American nuclear physicist who participated in the first nuclear chain reaction in 1942, eponym of the Walter H. Zinn Award
  • Howard Zinn (b. 1922), American historian and professor emeritus at Boston University
  • Silas Harold Zinn (1908-1979), American Republican politician, Mayor of Pullman, West Virginia
  • Richard P. Zinn, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1932
  • Peter Zinn, American politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Preston County, 1875
  • L. H. Zinn, American politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Doddridge County, 1901-02
  • Harry A. Zinn, American politician, U.S. Collector of Customs, 1946-51
  • Frederick W. Zinn (b. 1892), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Calhoun County 2nd District, 1955-56; Candidate in primary for Michigan State Senate 9th District, 1956
  • Frank T. Zinn, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Delegate to Michigan State Constitutional Convention from Calhoun County 1st District, 1961
  • Edward H. Zinn, American politician, Member of Wisconsin State Assembly, 1913-15
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
  2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  3. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
  4. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
  5. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
  6. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
  7. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
  8. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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The Zinn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Zinn Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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