Zeiner Family History

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Zeiner Name Meaning

South German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German zeinen ‘to forge (iron)’, also ‘to weave basketwork’ (from Middle High German zein ‘cane’, ‘rod’, ‘tine’), hence an occupational name for a smith or a basket maker.

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


Similar surnames: Seiner, Zehner, Feiner, Zeiger, Zenner, Reiner, Zeier, Zeiler, Geiger

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Zeiner Family Origin

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Zeiner Family Occupations

What did your Zeiner ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Czechoslavakian Draughtsman Engr and Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Zeiner. 50% of Zeiner women worked as a Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Czechoslavakian Draughtsman Engr
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Refugeers (unpaid Domestic Duties
    25%
  • School Mistress
    25%

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

Zeiner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Zeiner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zeiner 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 686 immigration records available for the last name Zeiner. 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 977 military records available for the last name Zeiner. For the veterans among your Zeiner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zeiner Life Expectancy

What is the average Zeiner lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Zeiner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Zeiner in 1958 was 50, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zeiner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zeiner 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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