Ziel Family History

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Ziel Name Meaning

from a short form of the Slavic personal name Ziloslaw. topographic name from a field name meaning ‘boundary’.

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

Similar surnames: Kiel, Piel, Zill, Edel, Lier, Giel, Viel, Axel, Piet, Lien

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Ziel Family Origin

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Ziel Family Occupations

What did your Ziel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ziel. 6% of Ziel men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Ziel women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ziel were Salesman and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Conductor
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife

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

Ziel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ziel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ziel 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 518 immigration records available for the last name Ziel. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Ziel. For the veterans among your Ziel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ziel Life Expectancy

What is the average Ziel lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ziel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Ziel in 1957 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ziel 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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