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Ziegel Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a tiler or tile maker, from Middle High German ziegel, German Ziegel ‘roof tile’ (see Ziegler).

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


Similar surnames: Siegel, Zieger, Riegel, Diegel, Fiegel, Biegel, Ringel, Liegel

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Ziegel Family Origin

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Ziegel Family Occupations

What did your Ziegel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ziegel. 22% of Ziegel men worked as a Salesman and 40% of Ziegel women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ziegel were Helper and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    22%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Painter
    11%
  • Helper
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    40%
  • Saleslady
    20%
  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Servant
    14%

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

Ziegel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ziegel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ziegel 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 776 immigration records available for the last name Ziegel. 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 910 military records available for the last name Ziegel. For the veterans among your Ziegel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ziegel Life Expectancy

What is the average Ziegel lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Ziegel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ziegel in 1952 was 56, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ziegel 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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