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Zanger Name Meaning

Dutch: from Dutch zanger ‘singer’, hence an occupational name for a singer or chorister, or nickname for someone who was always singing. Compare German Sanger. German: variant of Zenger. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name from German Zange ‘pincers’, ‘pliers’ + the agent suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Sanger, Zander, Manger, Ranger, Zaiger, Zager, Langer, Zinger

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Zanger Family Origin

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Zanger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Broom Maker

    11%
  • Cabinet Maker

    11%
  • Cigar Dealer

    11%

In 1880, the most common Zanger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Zanger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Zanger family was Cigar Dealer. Farmer, Broom Maker and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zanger.

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Zanger Historical Records

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Zanger Life Expectancy

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