Zachary Family History

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Zachary Name Meaning

English and Jewish: from a vernacular form of the Biblical personal name Zacharias.

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


Similar surnames: Zachar, Zacher, Bachar, Zacharias, Zach, Bacha, Barbary, Zaccaria

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Zachary Family Origin

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Zachary Family Occupations

What did your Zachary ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zachary. 21% of Zachary men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Zachary women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zachary were Farm Laborer and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    10%
  • Maid
    8%
  • Cook
    8%
  • Servant
    7%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Zachary Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Zachary. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zachary 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Zachary. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Zachary. For the veterans among your Zachary ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zachary Life Expectancy

What is the average Zachary lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Zachary life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Zachary in 1944 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

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