Zimpel Family History

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Zimpel Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from Zimpel in Saxony. South German: variant of Zimpfer, which Brechenmacher derives from the personal name Symphorian, but which Bahlow believes to be an adjective meaning ‘finicky’, ‘squeamish’.

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


Similar surnames: Zimmel, Gimpel, Zimpfer, Zipper, Zindel, Tempel, Rempel, Gimbel

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Zimpel Family Origin

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Zimpel Family Occupations

What did your Zimpel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, eng. At Pail Fact. and Type Setter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zimpel. The most common Zimpel occupation in the USA was Eng. At Pail Fact.. 50% of Zimpel's were Eng. At Pail Fact.s.

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  • Eng. At Pail Fact.

    50%
  • Type Setter

    50%

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

Zimpel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Zimpel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zimpel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Zimpel. 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 Zimpel. For the veterans among your Zimpel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zimpel Life Expectancy

What is the average Zimpel lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Zimpel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Zimpel in 1964 was 76, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zimpel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zimpel 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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