The surname Zyll was first found in Baden, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Klaus Zeil, who left Stuttgart, Germany
for America in 1817; George Zeil, who came to Philadelphia in 1817; Andy Zeil, who was naturalized in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in 1889.