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Zieg Family History

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

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

7,286 Historical Documents with Zieg on Ancestry.com
1,700 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
465 Military Records
189 Immigration Records
948 Census and Voter Lists
3,984 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Zieg Families

  • Number of Zieg families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Zieg last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Zieg census records

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Zieg Family Origin

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Zieg Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Zieg

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Zieg Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Zieg census records

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Zieg Civil War Service Records

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