Zeiter Family History

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Zeiter Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of German Seiter, reflecting the German pronunciation of the initial s.

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

Similar surnames: Zeier, Zeiger, Deiter, Keiter, Beiter, Zeiner, Nester, Leiter, Zeiler

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Zeiter Family Origin

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Zeiter Family Occupations

What did your Zeiter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zeiter. A less common occupation for the Zeiter family was Retired Farmer. The most common Zeiter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Zeiter's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Retired Farmer


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

Zeiter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Zeiter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zeiter 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 336 immigration records available for the last name Zeiter. 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 297 military records available for the last name Zeiter. For the veterans among your Zeiter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zeiter Life Expectancy

What is the average Zeiter lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Zeiter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Zeiter in 1964 was 70, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zeiter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zeiter 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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