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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zilch

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  1. A quantity of no importance ("I didn't hear zilch about it")

From German (see Zilch). Found in America since at least the 1860s.

  1. A surname​.

Zilch was also found in the following language(s): German

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Popularity of Zilch as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zilch U.S.
  White 94.01% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zilch

People with the last name Zilch are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Zilch

  • How Popular is the name Zilch? As a last name Zilch was the 51,830th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Zilch? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Zilch was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Zilch: Your name in reverse order is Hcliz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lczih. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zilch? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 401 people with the last name Zilch.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zilch? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Zilch as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Zilchs Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Zilch born Dec 4, 1922

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern India approximately on 1100. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.