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Meisenzahl Name Meaning

German: jocular nickname seemingly meaning ‘titmouse tail’, from Middle High German meise + zagel, but it may originally have derived from central German Meis, Meise ‘cow’ when Meis also meant ‘vulva’.

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


Similar surnames: Meisel, Eisen, Eisenbraun, Eisenbach, Reisenauer, Leisen, Weisel

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Meisenzahl Family Origin

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Meisenzahl Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Meisenzahl family was Hotel Keeper. Carpenter and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Meisenzahl. The most common Meisenzahl occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of Meisenzahl's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Hotel Keeper

    33%

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Meisenzahl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Meisenzahl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meisenzahl 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 Meisenzahl. 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 Meisenzahl. For the veterans among your Meisenzahl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meisenzahl Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Meisenzahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Meisenzahl in 1962 was 75, and 84 in 2003.

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