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Zweifel Family History

Zweifel Name Meaning
German: nickname for a fickle or indecisive person, from Middle High German zwivel ‘equivocation’.

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

57,240 Historical Documents with Zweifel on Ancestry.com
7,309 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,005 Military Records
855 Immigration Records
4,646 Census and Voter Lists
38,425 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Zweifel Families

  • Number of Zweifel families
     29 - 56
     10 - 28
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Zweifel families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Zweifel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Zweifel census records

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Zweifel Family Origin

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Zweifel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Zweifel

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Zweifel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Zweifel census records

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Zweifel Civil War Service Records

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