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  • A user from New York, U.S. says the name Zissel means "Zissel comes from the Yiddish word "Zis" wich means sweet.".
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Fun Facts about the name Zissel

  • How Popular is the name Zissel? Zissel is the 26,434th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zissel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 207 babies born with the first name Zissel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zissel to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zissel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1984 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Zissel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zissel is Wednesday, June 20th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Zissel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zissel was in 2017 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Random Zissel Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zissel is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Zissel: Your name in reverse order is Lessiz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Liessz. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Zissel born Feb 13, 1931

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Korea approximately on 750. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).