Zierke Family History

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Zierke Name Meaning

from a reduced form of the Germanic personal name Sigerik, composed of the elements sigi- ‘victory’ + rik ‘ruler’. habitational name, of Slavic origin, from a place so named near Neustrelitz.

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

Similar surnames: Ziemke, Gierke, Pieske, Goerke, Bielke, Zier, Lieske, Mielke, Zerbe

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Zierke Family Origin

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Zierke Family Occupations

What did your Zierke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Zierke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Zierke's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Maker Of Baskets were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zierke. A less common occupation for the Zierke family was Upholsterer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Maker Of Baskets

  • Upholsterer


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

Zierke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Zierke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zierke 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 201 immigration records available for the last name Zierke. 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 328 military records available for the last name Zierke. For the veterans among your Zierke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zierke Life Expectancy

What is the average Zierke lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Zierke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Zierke in 1962 was 72, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zierke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zierke 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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