Zemba Name Meaning

Germanized spelling of Polish Zieba, from zieba ‘finch’, thus a nickname for someone thought to have some characteristics of a finch.

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


Similar surnames: Zieba, Ziemba, Zuba, Bomba, Kempa, Zecca, Seba, Demby, Camba, Zima

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Zemba Family Origin

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Zemba Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Zemba occupation in the USA was Tailor. 100% of Zemba's were Tailors.

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Zemba Historical Records

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Zemba Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Zemba life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Zemba in 1955 was 54, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zemba

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