Ziller Family History

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Ziller Name Meaning

occupational name for a bargeman, from an agent derivative of Middle High German zülle, zulle, zille ‘river barge’. variant of Zill 2.

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

Similar surnames: Diller, Miller, Tiller, Biller, Filler, Zeller, Zoller, Dimler

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Ziller Family Origin

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Ziller Family Occupations

What did your Ziller ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ziller occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Ziller's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ziller. A less common occupation for the Ziller family was Crockery Packer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Crockery Packer


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

Ziller Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ziller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ziller 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 897 immigration records available for the last name Ziller. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ziller. For the veterans among your Ziller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ziller Life Expectancy

What is the average Ziller lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ziller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Ziller in 1962 was 74, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ziller

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ziller 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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