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Zettel Name Meaning

South German: metonymic occupational name for a scribe, from Middle High German zettel ‘document’. South German: metonymic occupational name perhaps for a weaver, from Middle High German zettel(-garn) ‘thread’. German: reduced form of Zettelmeier (see Zettlemoyer).

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


Similar surnames: Zettler, Zotter, Netzel, Wetter, Hettel, Keitel, Eitel, Netter, Ettel

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Zettel Family Origin

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Zettel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

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

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Zettel Historical Records

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Zettel Life Expectancy

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