Zemba Family History

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Zemba Name Meaning

Germanized spelling of Polish Zieba, from zieba ‘finch’, thus a nickname for someone thought to have some characteristics of a finch.

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


Similar surnames: Zieba, Ziemba, Zuba, Bomba, Kempa, Zecca, Seba, Demby, Camba, Zima

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Zemba Family Origin

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Zemba Family Occupations

What did your Zemba ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Zemba occupation in the USA was Tailor. 100% of Zemba's were Tailors.

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Zemba Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Zemba Life Expectancy

What is the average Zemba lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Zemba life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Zemba in 1955 was 54, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zemba 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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