Zeier Name Meaning

German: variant of Zeiher, from the medieval personal name Zyriak (see Zilch). Perhaps an unflattering nickname for a litigious person or a slanderer, from Middle High German zihen ‘to accuse’. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Seier, reflecting the German pronunciation of the initial s.

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


Similar surnames: Zeiger, Zeiter, Heier, Reier, Neier, Zeiner, Meier, Zier, Zeiler

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Zeier Family Origin

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Zeier Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Beer Saloon

    33%

In 1880, Farmer and Beer Saloon were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zeier. The most common Zeier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Zeier's were Farmers.

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Zeier Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Zeier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Zeier in 1963 was 75, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zeier

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