Zieg Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname from Yiddish tsig, German Ziege ‘goat’.

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


Similar surnames: Bien, Wien, Zier, Ries, Zinn, Zang, Zimet, Ting, Sieg, Hier

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Zieg Family Origin

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Zieg Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Barber

    20%
  • Saloon Keeper

    20%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Zieg family was Saloon Keeper. The most common Zieg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Zieg's were Farmers. Farmer and Barber were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zieg.

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Between 1964 and 2004, Zieg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Zieg in 1964 was 42, and 89 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zieg

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