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Zucker Family History

Zucker Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a dealer in sugar or a confectioner, or a nickname for someone with a sweet tooth, from Middle High German zu(c)ker, German Zucker, Yiddish tsuker ‘sugar’. In some cases the Jewish surname is ornamental.German: offensive nickname for someone thought to be a thief, from Middle High German zücker, zucker ‘thief’, an agent derivative of zucken ‘to snatch or grab’.

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

56,656 Historical Documents with Zucker on Ancestry.com
20,855 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,423 Military Records
6,924 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Zucker Families

  • Number of Zucker families
     108 - 213
     37 - 107
     1 - 36
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Zucker families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Zucker last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Zucker Family Origin

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Zucker Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Zucker

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Zucker Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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