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Zindel Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German zindal zindel ‘silk’ hence a metonymic occupational name for a dealer in this certain type of silk or the manufacturer of the material. German: habitational name from any of the places so named for example in Schleswig and Silesia. Americanized form of Hungarian Zsindely (see Sindel ).

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


Similar surnames: Sindel, Zundel, Winkel, Zinnel, Linde, Wendel, Linder, Zirkel, Tinder

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Where is the Zindel family from?

You can see how Zindel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zindel family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Zindel families were found in USA in 1880. In 1851 there was 1 Zindel family living in Aberdeenshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Zindel's in Scotland. Aberdeenshire had the highest population of Zindel families in 1851.
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What did your Zindel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Zindel. 23% of Zindel men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Zindel women worked as a Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Salesman
    23%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Janitor
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Zindel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zindel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 576 immigration records available for the last name Zindel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 742 military records available for the last name Zindel. For the veterans among your Zindel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zindel lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Zindel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Zindel in 1959 was 31, and 75 in 2003.

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