Zager Family History

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Zager Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Zager, a place near Wollin. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from a place called (in Russian) Zhagory, now in Lithuania.

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


Similar surnames: Rager, Zanger, Hager, Zaiger, Sager, Tager, Ager, Wager, Haber, Nager

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Zager Family Origin

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Zager Family Occupations

What did your Zager ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zager. 11% of Zager men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Zager women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zager were Proprietor and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    11%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • Proprietor
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    7%
  • Saleslady
    6%
  • Secretary
    6%
  • Bookkeeper
    5%

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

Zager Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Zager. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zager census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Zager. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Zager. For the veterans among your Zager ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zager Life Expectancy

What is the average Zager lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Zager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Zager in 1952 was 24, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zager

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zager ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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