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Zieser Family History

Zieser Name Meaning

German: possibly a variant of Ziese, an occupational name for a tax collector, from Middle Low German sise, Middle High German zise ‘consumer tax’.

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


Similar surnames: Zinser, Fieser, Zieger, Kieser, Gieser, Bieser, Sieber, Riser, Bieber

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Where is the Zieser family from?

You can see how Zieser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zieser family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Zieser families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 12 Zieser families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 60% of all the recorded Zieser's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Zieser families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zieser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zieser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Assistant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Zieser. 50% of Zieser men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Zieser women worked as an Assistant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zieser were Plasterer and Nurse. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Plasterer
    25%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Assistant
    50%
  • Nurse
    50%
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What Zieser family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 806 census records available for the last name Zieser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zieser census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 168 immigration records available for the last name Zieser. 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 Cards

There are 278 military records available for the last name Zieser. For the veterans among your Zieser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zieser lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Zieser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Zieser in 1964 was 73, and 84 in 2004.

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