Zeier Family History

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Zeier Name Meaning

German: variant of Zeiher, from the medieval personal name Zyriak (see Zilch). Perhaps an unflattering nickname for a litigious person or a slanderer, from Middle High German zihen ‘to accuse’. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Seier, reflecting the German pronunciation of the initial s.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Zeiger, Zeiter, Heier, Reier, Neier, Zeiner, Meier, Zier, Zeiler

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Zeier Family Origin

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Zeier Family Occupations

What did your Zeier ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zeier. 38% of Zeier men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Farmlaborer
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Zeier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Zeier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zeier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 227 immigration records available for the last name Zeier. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 571 military records available for the last name Zeier. For the veterans among your Zeier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zeier Life Expectancy

What is the average Zeier lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Zeier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Zeier in 1963 was 75, and 68 in 2004.

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