Zeisloft Family History

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Zeisloft Name Meaning

Altered form of German Zeislof, a metathesized derivative of the Germanic personal name Zeissolf, a compound of zeiss ‘tender’, ‘kind’, ‘graceful’ (see Zeiss) + wolf ‘wolf’.

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


Similar surnames: Egloff, Reisert, Zeisler, Eilert, Zerillo, Guillot, Zeimet, Kristof

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Zeisloft Family Origin

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Zeisloft Family Occupations

What did your Zeisloft ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Zeisloft occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Zeisloft's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Zeisloft family was Pawn Broker. Farmer, Carpenter and Gimlit Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zeisloft.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Gimlit Maker

    17%
  • Pawn Broker

    17%

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

Zeisloft Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Zeisloft Life Expectancy

What is the average Zeisloft lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Zeisloft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Zeisloft in 1962 was 71, and 77 in 2003.

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