Cease Family History

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Cease Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Zies, Ziess, or Ziese, which are of Slavic origin (see Zieske).

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


Similar surnames: Wease, Case, Jesse, Sease, Nease, Teas, Beese, Crase, Neuse, Rease

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Cease Family Origin

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Cease Family Occupations

What did your Cease ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cease. The most common Cease occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Cease's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cease family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Cease Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cease. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cease 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Cease. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Cease. For the veterans among your Cease ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cease Life Expectancy

What is the average Cease lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Cease life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Cease in 1953 was 55, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cease

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cease 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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