Zweig Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German zwig ‘branch’, ‘bough’, ‘twig’, ‘graft’, German Zweig, applied perhaps as a nickname for a thin person or as an occupational name for a horticultural expert. The Jewish surname is ornamental.

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


Similar surnames: Wein, Feig, Teig, Wenig, Steig, Weis, Weg, Fleig, Weil, Zieg

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Zweig Family Origin

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Zweig Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Gun Smith

    14%
  • Retail Grocer

    14%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Zweig family was Retail Grocer. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Gun Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zweig. The most common Zweig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Zweig's were Farmers.

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Zweig Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Zweig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Zweig in 1943 was 47, and 90 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zweig

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