Zettel Family History

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Zettel Name Meaning

South German: metonymic occupational name for a scribe, from Middle High German zettel ‘document’. South German: metonymic occupational name perhaps for a weaver, from Middle High German zettel(-garn) ‘thread’. German: reduced form of Zettelmeier (see Zettlemoyer).

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


Similar surnames: Zettler, Zotter, Netzel, Wetter, Hettel, Keitel, Eitel, Netter, Ettel

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Zettel Family Origin

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Zettel Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Zettel. 77% of Zettel men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    77%
  • Laborer
    24%

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

Zettel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Zettel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zettel 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 632 immigration records available for the last name Zettel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Zettel. For the veterans among your Zettel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zettel Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Zettel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Zettel in 1951 was 43, and 79 in 2004.

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