Zuidema Family History

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Zuidema Name Meaning

Frisian: patronymic from the old Germanic personal name Sudhari.

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

Similar surnames: Idema, Feikema, Wurdeman, Medema, Adema, Aardema, Wideman, Guida

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Zuidema Family Origin

Where is the Zuidema family from?

Zuidema Family Occupations

What did your Zuidema ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Zuidema family was Works In Tannery. The most common Zuidema occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Zuidema's were Farmers. Farmer and Painter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zuidema.

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  • Farmer

  • Painter

  • Works In Tannery


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

Zuidema Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Zuidema. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zuidema 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 668 immigration records available for the last name Zuidema. 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 507 military records available for the last name Zuidema. For the veterans among your Zuidema ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zuidema Life Expectancy

What is the average Zuidema lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Zuidema life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Zuidema in 1960 was 45, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zuidema

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zuidema 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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