Zerkel Family History

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Zerkel Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Zirkel.

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

Similar surnames: Zirkel, Berke, Weikel, Zerkle, Berkes, Gerke, Merker, Mergel, Herrel

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Zerkel Family Origin

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Zerkel Family Occupations

What did your Zerkel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Contractor and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zerkel. 5% of Zerkel men worked as a Contractor and 12% of Zerkel women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zerkel were Salesman and Accountant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Contractor
  • Laborer
  • Operator
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housework
  • Teacher
  • Accountant

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

Zerkel Historical Records

What Zerkel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Zerkel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zerkel 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 75 immigration records available for the last name Zerkel. 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 260 military records available for the last name Zerkel. For the veterans among your Zerkel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zerkel Life Expectancy

What is the average Zerkel lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Zerkel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Zerkel in 1965 was 68, and 86 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zerkel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zerkel 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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