Zaiger Family History

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Zaiger Name Meaning

occupational name from Middle High German sæjære ‘sower’. habitational name for someone from Saig in Baden-Württemberg. occupational name for someone who assayed coins, from Middle High German seigære.

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


Similar surnames: Zanger, Zeiger, Zager, Manger, Ranger, Zaiser, Jaeger, Saeger, Geiger

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Zaiger Family Origin

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Zaiger Family Occupations

What did your Zaiger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Baker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zaiger. The most common Zaiger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Zaiger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Zaiger family was Tavern Keeper.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Baker

    25%
  • Tavern Keeper

    25%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Zaiger ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Zaiger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Zaiger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zaiger 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Zaiger. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Zaiger. For the veterans among your Zaiger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zaiger Life Expectancy

What is the average Zaiger lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Zaiger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Zaiger in 1960 was 47, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zaiger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zaiger ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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