Zaremba Family History

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Zaremba Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a woodcutter, from a derivative of Polish zarabac ‘to hack or chop’. habitational name from any of various places called Zareby.

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

Similar surnames: Poremba, Varela, Zaremski, Otremba, Zieba, Barela, Zara, Parella

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Zaremba Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Zaremba name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Zaremba. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • England & Wales


  • Baltic States


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


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Zaremba Family Origin

Where is the Zaremba family from?

Zaremba Family Occupations

What did your Zaremba ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Zaremba occupation in the USA was Cutter Ladies Underwear. 100% of Zaremba's were Cutter Ladies Underwears.

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  • Cutter Ladies Underwear


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Zaremba Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Zaremba. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zaremba 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Zaremba. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Zaremba. For the veterans among your Zaremba ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zaremba Life Expectancy

What is the average Zaremba lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Zaremba life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Zaremba in 1950 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zaremba 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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