Zellman Family History

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Zellman Name Meaning

Respelling of German Zellmann. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Selman.

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


Similar surnames: Zellmann, Sellman, Hellman, Zelman, Gellman, Mellman, Kellman

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Zellman Family Origin

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Zellman Family Occupations

What did your Zellman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House, Commission Store and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zellman. The most common Zellman occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 40% of Zellman's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Zellman family was Laborer.

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  • Keeping House

    40%
  • Commission Store

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

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

Zellman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Zellman Life Expectancy

What is the average Zellman lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Zellman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Zellman in 1948 was 40, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zellman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zellman 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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