Zima Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak: from zima ‘winter’, ‘cold’, probably a nickname from someone with a gloomy or unapproachable personality, but possibly also a topographic name for someone living in a particularly cold spot. Czech: from a short form of the personal name Erazim (see Rasmus). German: from a Slavic short form of the personal name Simon.

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


Similar surnames: Zika, Sima, Lima, Vida, Bina, Zins, Zisa, Zia, Zink, Via

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Zima Family Origin

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Zima Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Cigar Maker

    11%
  • Framer

    11%
  • Saddler

    11%

In 1880, the most common Zima occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Zima's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Zima family was Saddler. Farmer, Cigar Maker and Framer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zima.

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Zima Historical Records

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Zima Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Zima life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Zima in 1944 was 24, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zima

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