Zindel Family History

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Zindel Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German zindal, zindel ‘silk’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a dealer in silk or perhaps a nickname for a flamboyant dresser. German: habitational name from places so named, for example in Schleswig and Silesia. Americanized spelling of Hungarian Zsindely (see Sindel).

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

Similar surnames: Sindel, Zundel, Winkel, Zinnel, Linde, Wendel, Linder, Zirkel, Tinder

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Zindel Family Origin

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Zindel Family Occupations

What did your Zindel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Zindel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Zindel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Zindel family was Keeping House. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zindel.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Zindel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Zindel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Zindel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zindel 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 576 immigration records available for the last name Zindel. 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 742 military records available for the last name Zindel. For the veterans among your Zindel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zindel Life Expectancy

What is the average Zindel lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Zindel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Zindel in 1959 was 31, and 75 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zindel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zindel 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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