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Zeigler Family History

Zeigler Name Meaning

Respelling of German Ziegler.

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

Similar surnames: Zigler, Zeagler, Zeiler, Zeiger, Zeitler, Zeisler, Zeidler, Seigler

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Where is the Zeigler family from?

You can see how Zeigler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zeigler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Zeigler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 7 Zeigler families living in Cheshire. This was about 54% of all the recorded Zeigler's in United Kingdom. Cheshire had the highest population of Zeigler families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zeigler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zeigler ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Zeigler. 100% of Zeigler women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 67,000 census records available for the last name Zeigler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zeigler 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Zeigler. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Zeigler. For the veterans among your Zeigler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zeigler lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Zeigler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Zeigler in 1942 was 41, and 75 in 2004.

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