Ziems Family History

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Ziems Name Meaning

German: from a variant pet form of the personal name Simon.

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

Similar surnames: Zins, Diers, Tiegs, Diem, Dies, Wilms, Wiens, Pies, Nies, Zietz

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Ziems Family Origin

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Ziems Family Occupations

What did your Ziems ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Musician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ziems. A less common occupation for the Ziems family was Works On R. R.. The most common Ziems occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Ziems's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Musician

  • Works On R. R.


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Ziems Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ziems. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ziems 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 392 immigration records available for the last name Ziems. 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 456 military records available for the last name Ziems. For the veterans among your Ziems ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ziems Life Expectancy

What is the average Ziems lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Ziems life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ziems in 1965 was 76, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ziems 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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