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Zimmel Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Ziml, a pet form of Simon. German (Austria): short form of a Germanic personal name formed with Old High German sigu ‘victory’ (Sigismund, for instance), or a pet form of Simon (see sense 1).

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


Similar surnames: Himmel, Rimmel, Immel, Kimmel, Simmer, Rammel, Zimpel, Imel, Kimmer

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Zimmel Family Origin

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Zimmel Family Occupations

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  • Farming

    40%
  • Blacksmith

    20%
  • Cigar Maker

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%

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In 1880, the most common Zimmel occupation in the USA was Farming. 40% of Zimmel's were Farmings. A less common occupation for the Zimmel family was Farmer. Farming, Blacksmith and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zimmel.

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Zimmel Historical Records

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Zimmel Life Expectancy

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