Ziehl Family History

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Ziehl Name Meaning

German: variant of Ziel.

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

Similar surnames: Ziehm, Piehl, Kiehl, Biehl, Wiehe, Zill, Zuehl, Diehl, Wiehl, Voehl

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Ziehl Family Origin

Where is the Ziehl family from?

Ziehl Family Occupations

What did your Ziehl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Black Smith, Farmer and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ziehl. A less common occupation for the Ziehl family was Laborer. The most common Ziehl occupation in the USA was Black Smith. 25% of Ziehl's were Black Smiths.

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  • Black Smith

  • Farmer

  • Gardener

  • Laborer


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

Ziehl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ziehl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ziehl 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 265 immigration records available for the last name Ziehl. 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 773 military records available for the last name Ziehl. For the veterans among your Ziehl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ziehl Life Expectancy

What is the average Ziehl lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ziehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Ziehl in 1963 was 74, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ziehl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ziehl 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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