Zebley Family History

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Zebley Name Meaning

Americanized form of South German Zoeble, variant of Zobel.

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


Similar surnames: Wegley, Keeley, Fenley, Kepley, Kerley, Remley, Eble, Perley, Zeiler

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Zebley Family Origin

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Zebley Family Occupations

What did your Zebley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Zebley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Zebley's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zebley. A less common occupation for the Zebley family was Ship Joiner.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Ship Joiner

    7%

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

Zebley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Zebley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zebley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Zebley

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Zebley. 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 Zebley. For the veterans among your Zebley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zebley Life Expectancy

What is the average Zebley lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Zebley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Zebley in 1957 was 34, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zebley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zebley 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.

Famous Zebley Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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