Zeis Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Zeiss.

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


Similar surnames: Zeise, Reis, Meis, Zeiss, Zens, Heis, Weix, Enis, Weis, Wein

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Zeis Family Origin

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Zeis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Butcher

    4%
  • Peddler

    4%

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

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Zeis Historical Records

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Zeis Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Zeis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Zeis in 1945 was 34, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zeis

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