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Zeidler Family History

Zeidler Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for a beekeeper, Middle High German zideler.

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


Similar surnames: Zeisler, Zeiler, Seidler, Heidler, Kreidler, Zettler, Deibler

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Where is the Zeidler family from?

You can see how Zeidler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zeidler family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Zeidler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 45 Zeidler families living in Wisconsin. This was about 24% of all the recorded Zeidler's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Zeidler families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zeidler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zeidler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Zeidler. 15% of Zeidler men worked as a Salesman and 25% of Zeidler women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zeidler were On Farm and Proprietor. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    15%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • On Farm
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    25%
  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Proprietor
    7%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Zeidler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zeidler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Zeidler. 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 Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Zeidler. For the veterans among your Zeidler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zeidler lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Zeidler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Zeidler in 1952 was 40, and 78 in 2004.

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