Zeis Family History

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Zeis Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Zeiss.

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

Similar surnames: Zeise, Reis, Meis, Zeiss, Zens, Heis, Weix, Enis, Weis, Wein

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Zeis Family Origin

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Zeis Family Occupations

What did your Zeis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zeis. 9% of Zeis men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Zeis women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zeis were Machinist and File Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • File Clerk

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

Zeis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Zeis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zeis 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 444 immigration records available for the last name Zeis. 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 Zeis. For the veterans among your Zeis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zeis Life Expectancy

What is the average Zeis lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Zeis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Zeis in 1945 was 34, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zeis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zeis 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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