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

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Tailor

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Zeiner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Zeiner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Zeiner family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zeiner.

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Zeiner Historical Records

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Zeiner Life Expectancy

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