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Zwilling Family History

Zwilling Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): identifying epithet for a twin, from Middle High German zwillinc, German Zwilling, Yiddish tsviling.

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

16,193 Historical Documents with Zwilling on Ancestry.com
5,546 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
496 Military Records
609 Immigration Records
1,977 Census and Voter Lists
7,565 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Zwilling Families

  • Number of Zwilling families
     14 - 26
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Zwilling last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Zwilling Family Origin

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Zwilling Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Zwilling

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Zwilling Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Zwilling census records

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Military Service by Zwilling

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