Zwicker Family History

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Zwicker Name Meaning

occupational name from an agent derivative of Middle High German zwicken ‘to secure with nails’, ‘to peg’; this could denote a leather or textile worker, a cooper, or someone performing a similar function in a wide variety of other industries including, or example, salt extraction and mining. nickname for a small person or a topographic name (see Zwick). habitational name for someone from a place called Zwickau.

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

Similar surnames: Wicker, Dicker, Picker, Zwick, Zucker, Bicker, Bricker, Fricker

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Zwicker Family Origin

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Zwicker Family Occupations

What did your Zwicker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Zwicker family was Farming. Farmer, Blacksmith and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zwicker. The most common Zwicker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Zwicker's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Farming


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Zwicker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Zwicker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zwicker 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Zwicker. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Zwicker. For the veterans among your Zwicker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zwicker Life Expectancy

What is the average Zwicker lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Zwicker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Zwicker in 1956 was 56, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zwicker 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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