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Find more Zeigler relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 832 less people named Zeigler in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 8,290 people named Zeigler in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% less people named Zeigler in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 7,458 people named Zeigler were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 99
  • 963 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,270
  • 312 were disabled
  • 47%, or 895 people, lived in homes they rented

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As Zeigler families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 13% were first-generation Americans
  • 403 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Ohio
  • The most common mother tongue was Pennsylvania German