Zelman Family History

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Zelman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Selman.

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


Similar surnames: Zellman, Kelman, Melman, Elman, Gelman, Zalman, Felman, Delman

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Zelman Family Origin

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Zelman Family Occupations

What did your Zelman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Zelman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Zelman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Zelman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Zelman Life Expectancy

What is the average Zelman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Zelman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Zelman in 1962 was 64, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zelman 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.

Famous Zelman Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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