Zingler Family History

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Zingler Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived close to a city wall, from Middle High German zingel ‘belt’ (Latin cingula), the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Singler, Ziegler, Ringler, Tingler, Bigler, Dingle, Zindler, Single

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Zingler Family Origin

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Zingler Family Occupations

What did your Zingler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Zingler family was Machinist. The most common Zingler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Zingler's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zingler.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Machinist

    13%

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

Zingler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Zingler Life Expectancy

What is the average Zingler lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Zingler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Zingler in 1956 was 28, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zingler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zingler 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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