Zembower Family History

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Zembower Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Zembacher, a habitational name or a house name meaning ‘at the brook’.

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

Similar surnames: Beaber, Mumpower, Bower, Beerbower, Semper, Zuber, Boyer, Kemper

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Zembower Family Origin

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Zembower Family Occupations

What did your Zembower ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farmer And Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zembower. A less common occupation for the Zembower family was Laborer. The most common Zembower occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Zembower's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer And Laborer

  • Laborer


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

Zembower Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 856 census records available for the last name Zembower. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zembower 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 11 immigration records available for the last name Zembower. 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 391 military records available for the last name Zembower. For the veterans among your Zembower ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zembower Life Expectancy

What is the average Zembower lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Zembower life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Zembower in 1958 was 26, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zembower

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zembower 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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