Zeise Family History

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Zeise Name Meaning

from Middle High German zise ‘siskin’ (a yellow and black finch), hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird in some way, or an occupational name for a bird dealer or catcher. variant of Zeiss.

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


Similar surnames: Meise, Reise, Leise, Zeiss, Meisel, Geist, Beese, Geiss, Zeis, Beise

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Zeise Family Origin

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Zeise Family Occupations

What did your Zeise ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, retail Grocer and Wks. - Iron Mill were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zeise. The most common Zeise occupation in the USA was Retail Grocer. 50% of Zeise's were Retail Grocers.

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  • Retail Grocer

    50%
  • Wks. - Iron Mill

    50%

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

Zeise Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Zeise. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zeise 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Zeise. 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 Zeise. For the veterans among your Zeise ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zeise Life Expectancy

What is the average Zeise lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Zeise life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Zeise in 1965 was 66, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zeise

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zeise 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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