Zillman Family History

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Zillman Name Meaning

Jewish (from Ukraine): variant of Selman. German (Zillmann): variant of Zill 1, with the addition of Middle High German man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Sellman, Sillman, Pillman, Millman, Hillman, Billman, Gallman

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Zillman Family Origin

Where is the Zillman family from?

Zillman Family Occupations

What did your Zillman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Zillman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Zillman's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpet Weaver and Confectioner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zillman. A less common occupation for the Zillman family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpet Weaver

  • Confectioner

  • Keeping House


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

Zillman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Zillman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zillman 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 590 immigration records available for the last name Zillman. 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 197 military records available for the last name Zillman. For the veterans among your Zillman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zillman Life Expectancy

What is the average Zillman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Zillman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Zillman in 1962 was 72, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zillman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zillman 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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