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

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Brick Maker

    7%
  • Grocer

    7%

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In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Brick Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zager. The most common Zager occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Zager's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Zager family was Grocer.

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Zager Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zager

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