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Zimmermann Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a carpenter, Middle High German zimbermann (a compound of zimber, zim(m)er ‘timber’, ‘wood’ + mann ‘man’), German Zimmermann.

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


Similar surnames: Timmermann, Timmerman, Biedermann, Zimmer, Eiermann, Liermann

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Zimmermann Family Origin

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Zimmermann Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Saloon Keeper

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zimmermann. The most common Zimmermann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Zimmermann's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Zimmermann family was Saloon Keeper.

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Zimmermann Historical Records

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Zimmermann Life Expectancy

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