Zeiler Family History

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Zeiler Name Meaning

South German: topographic name from Middle High German zile ‘row of houses’, ‘alley’, or zil ‘thorn bush’, the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Zeller, Zeisler, Zeiner, Zeidler, Beiler, Zeiger, Seiler, Zeier

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Zeiler Family Origin

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Zeiler Family Occupations

What did your Zeiler ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Gents Tailor outfitter and Domestic Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Zeiler. 17% of Zeiler men worked as a Gents Tailor outfitter

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Gents Tailor outfitter
    17%
  • High Explosive Blasting Contractor Prop Of Dry Cleaning Plant Asing Trec
    17%
  • Incapacitated Dependent On Lous Zeile
    17%
  • Pharmacist
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Servant
    100%

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

Zeiler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Zeiler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zeiler 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Zeiler. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Zeiler. For the veterans among your Zeiler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zeiler Life Expectancy

What is the average Zeiler lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Zeiler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1951. The average life expectancy for Zeiler in 1951 was 100, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zeiler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zeiler ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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