Zimpfer Family History

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Zimpfer Name Meaning

nickname for a finicky, affected, or squeamish person, late Middle High German zimpfer. from the personal name Symphorian.

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

Similar surnames: Zimpel, Kipfer, Zimmer, Kipper, Zipf, Kampfer, Hupfer, Kimmer, Dimler

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Zimpfer Family Origin

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Zimpfer Family Occupations

What did your Zimpfer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Zimpfer occupation in the USA was Gardener. 22% of Zimpfer's were Gardeners. Gardener, Blacksmith and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zimpfer. A less common occupation for the Zimpfer family was Engineer On R.R..

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  • Gardener

  • Blacksmith

  • Cooper

  • Engineer On R.R.


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Zimpfer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Zimpfer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zimpfer 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 161 immigration records available for the last name Zimpfer. 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 329 military records available for the last name Zimpfer. For the veterans among your Zimpfer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zimpfer Life Expectancy

What is the average Zimpfer lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Zimpfer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Zimpfer in 1957 was 59, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zimpfer 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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