Zieger Family History

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Zieger Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of curd cheese, Middle High German ziger(kæse).

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


Similar surnames: Ziegel, Ziegler, Zieser, Fieger, Siegel, Bieger, Rieger, Zuleger

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Zieger Family Origin

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Zieger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Barkeeper

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Carriage Driver

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Zieger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Zieger's were Farmers. Farmer, Barkeeper and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zieger. A less common occupation for the Zieger family was Carriage Driver.

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Zieger Historical Records

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Zieger Life Expectancy

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