14-Day Free Trial GIVE ME ACCESS

Zimmermann Family History

Zimmermann Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a carpenter, Middle High German zimbermann (a compound of zimber, zim(m)er ‘timber’, ‘wood’ + mann ‘man’), German Zimmermann.

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

603,567 Historical Documents with Zimmermann on Ancestry.com
321,732 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
37,800 Military Records
29,459 Immigration Records
27,929 Census and Voter Lists
186,647 Member Trees

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Name Distribution of Zimmermann Families

  • Number of Zimmermann families
     83 - 164
     28 - 82
     1 - 27
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Zimmermann families
     16 - 30
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Zimmermann families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Zimmermann census records

You can see how Zimmermann families moved over time by selecting different Census years.

Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

View all Zimmermann census records >

Zimmermann Family Origin

Click on a place to view Zimmermann immigration records

The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Zimmermann 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.

View all Zimmermann immigration records >

Zimmermann Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

Click on a circle in the chart to view Zimmermann immigration records

You can find out when most of the Zimmermann 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.

View all Zimmermann immigration records >

Average Life Expectancy for Zimmermann

Click on a circle in the chart to view Zimmermann birth and death records

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.

The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

View all Zimmermann ancestors in the SSDI

Zimmermann Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Zimmermann census records

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

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

View all Zimmermann census records >

Zimmermann Civil War Service Records

Click to view veteran service records

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

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

View all Zimmermann military records >

Message Board about Zimmermann 196 Threads, 50 Messages

Look up another family name
×