Zacker Family History

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Zacker Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Zacher.German: occupational name for a farmer, from dialect zackern ‘to plow’, from Middle High German ze acke gan ‘to go to the field’.

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

Similar surnames: Acker, Zucker, Tacker, Hacker, Backer, Packer, Wacker, Fackler

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Zacker Family Origin

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Zacker Family Occupations

What did your Zacker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zacker. 16% of Zacker men worked as a Salesman and 19% of Zacker women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zacker were Clerk and Packer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Saleslady
  • Bookkeeper
  • Packer

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

Zacker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Zacker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zacker 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 260 immigration records available for the last name Zacker. 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 391 military records available for the last name Zacker. For the veterans among your Zacker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zacker Life Expectancy

What is the average Zacker lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Zacker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Zacker in 1959 was 51, and 57 in 2004.

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