Zimbelman Family History

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Zimbelman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a dulcimer player, from Yiddish tsimbl ‘dulcimer’ + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Kimmelman, Himmelman, Eidelman, Finkelman, Silberman, Zimmermann

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Zimbelman Family Origin

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Zimbelman Family Occupations

What did your Zimbelman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Zimbelman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Zimbelman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Zimbelman family was Retired Brewer. Farmer, Brewer and Druggist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zimbelman.

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  • Farmer

  • Brewer

  • Druggist

  • Retired Brewer


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Zimbelman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Zimbelman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zimbelman 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 157 immigration records available for the last name Zimbelman. 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 458 military records available for the last name Zimbelman. For the veterans among your Zimbelman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zimbelman Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Zimbelman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Zimbelman in 1956 was 31, and 75 in 2004.

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