When Danel Zane was born from 1731 to 1760, his father, Isaac Zane, was 50 and his mother, Sarah Elfreth, was 64. He died from 1737 to 1839, in Oldenburg, German Empire, at the age of 108.
English (Devon): apparently a nickname from Middle English seine ‘cured, healed’, with West Country voicing of the initial fricative consonant.
Italian (Venice and Mantua): from a variant of the Venetian personal name Z(u)an(n)i ‘John’ (see Zanni ).
Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Zahn .
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