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Zeagler Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Ziegler ‘tiler brickmaker’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Zeigler, Keasler, Reagle, Beagle, Easler, Zeamer, Bealer, Weagle

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Where is the Zeagler family from?

You can see how Zeagler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zeagler family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Zeagler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Zeagler families living in Georgia. This was about 25% of all the recorded Zeagler's in USA. Georgia and 1 other state had the highest population of Zeagler families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zeagler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zeagler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Zeagler. 48% of Zeagler men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Zeagler women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zeagler were Proprietor and Housekeeper. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Zeagler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zeagler 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 89 immigration records available for the last name Zeagler. 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 537 military records available for the last name Zeagler. For the veterans among your Zeagler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zeagler lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Zeagler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Zeagler in 1954 was 31, and 83 in 2004.

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