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Zeis Family History

Zeis Name Meaning
Variant spelling of German Zeiss.

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

18,970 Historical Documents with Zeis on Ancestry.com
5,514 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,395 Military Records
387 Immigration Records
3,826 Census and Voter Lists
7,848 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Zeis Families

  • Number of Zeis families
     15 - 28
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Zeis last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Zeis last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Zeis census records

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Zeis Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Zeis families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Zeis Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Zeis families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Zeis

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Zeis Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Zeis census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Zeis ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Zeis Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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