Zeilman Family History

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Zeilman Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone who livd in a row of houses or on a prominent street, from Middle High German zil(e) ‘row’, ‘line’, ‘street’.

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


Similar surnames: Beilman, Keilman, Geiman, Sellman, Reisman, Kelman, Zillman, Heilmann

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Zeilman Family Origin

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Zeilman Family Occupations

What did your Zeilman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cooper and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zeilman. The most common Zeilman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Zeilman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Zeilman family was Butcher.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Cooper

    15%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Butcher

    8%

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Zeilman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Zeilman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zeilman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Zeilman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Zeilman. For the veterans among your Zeilman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zeilman Life Expectancy

What is the average Zeilman lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Zeilman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Zeilman in 1961 was 67, and 77 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zeilman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zeilman 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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