Zumwalt Family History

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Zumwalt Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived ‘by the forest’, from Middle High German walt ‘woods’, ‘forest’ + the fused preposition and article zum (zu dem) ‘at the’.

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

Similar surnames: Walt, Zufelt, Zufall, Dufault, Rumfelt, Zumbach, Banwart, Outcalt

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Zumwalt Family Origin

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Zumwalt Family Occupations

What did your Zumwalt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Zumwalt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Zumwalt's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zumwalt. A less common occupation for the Zumwalt family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer


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

Zumwalt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Zumwalt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zumwalt 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 517 immigration records available for the last name Zumwalt. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Zumwalt. For the veterans among your Zumwalt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zumwalt Life Expectancy

What is the average Zumwalt lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Zumwalt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Zumwalt in 1950 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zumwalt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zumwalt 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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