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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Zehnder mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Zehnder

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Z is for zeal, your zest for life.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

H is for hug, give one today!

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

D is for dandy, a description of you!

E is for extra, those little things you do!

R is for relax, you know how!

Notable Persons Named Zehnder

Zehnder was born on May 4th, 1854. He breathed his last breath on March 24th, 1949.


Zehnder was born on January 11th, 1906 in Berwick, Pennsylvania. He passed away on January 26th, 1982.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Zehnder

Cinzia Zehnder is a soccer player for the SC Freiburg (women), FC Zürich Frauen, and Switzerland women's national football team. Cinzia was born on August 4th, 1997 in Zürich, Switzerland.


Eduard Zehnder is a in the field of mathematics.


Kaspar was born on August 27th, 1970.


Eugen was born on March 2nd, 1917 in Urbach, Baden-Württemberg. He breathed his last breath on April 18th, 1991.


Manuela was born on May 8th, 1983 in Aadorf, Switzerland.



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Popularity of Zehnder as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zehnder U.S.
  White 96.22% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.43% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.18% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.80% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zehnder

People with the last name Zehnder are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Zehnder

  • How Popular is the name Zehnder? As a last name Zehnder was the 17,481st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Zehnder first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Zehnder is Wednesday, May 22nd, 1901.
  • How unique is the name Zehnder? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Zehnder. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Zehnder: Your name in reverse order is Rednhez. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ndezehr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zehnder? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,612 people with the last name Zehnder.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zehnder? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Zehnder as their last name since less than 1 person in 182k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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