Zettler Family History

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Zettler Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a scribe or perhaps for a weaver, from an agent derivative of Middle High German zettel ‘document’ or zettel(garn) ‘thread’ (see Zettel).

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

Similar surnames: Hettler, Zettel, Kettler, Zotter, Petter, Sattler, Jetter, Netter

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Zettler Family Origin

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Zettler Family Occupations

What did your Zettler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Zettler family was Laborer. The most common Zettler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Zettler's were Farmers. Farmer, Grocer and Gunsmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zettler.

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  • Farmer

  • Grocer

  • Gunsmith

  • Laborer


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Zettler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Zettler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zettler 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 547 immigration records available for the last name Zettler. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Zettler. For the veterans among your Zettler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zettler Life Expectancy

What is the average Zettler lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Zettler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Zettler in 1960 was 69, and 43 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zettler

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