Zahniser Family History

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Zahniser Name Meaning

German: altered spelling of Zahnhäuser, a habitational name from a place called Zahnhausen. from Zahneiser, an occupational nickname for a person who provided iron teeth as a replacement, from Middle High German zan(t) ‘tooth’ + iser ‘iron’, ‘ironworker’.

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


Similar surnames: Zander, Zaiser, Gaiser, Hahner, Lahner, Kaiser, Zahler, Zaiger

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Zahniser Family Origin

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Zahniser Family Occupations

What did your Zahniser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zahniser. The most common Zahniser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Zahniser's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Zahniser family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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Zahniser Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Zahniser Life Expectancy

What is the average Zahniser lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Zahniser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Zahniser in 1955 was 32, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zahniser 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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