Zema Family History

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Zema Name Meaning

Italian: from the dialect word zema ‘broth’.

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


Similar surnames: Zoda, Rega, Zezza, Alma, Zisa, Zero, Neva, Fama, Pera, Azuma

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Zema Family Origin

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Zema Family Occupations

What did your Zema ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Zema family was Works Planing Mill. The most common Zema occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of Zema's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Miner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zema.

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  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Miner

    33%
  • Works Planing Mill

    33%

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

Zema Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Zema. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zema census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Zema

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Zema. 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 Zema. For the veterans among your Zema ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zema Life Expectancy

What is the average Zema lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Zema life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Zema in 1944 was 24, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zema

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zema 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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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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