Zegar Name Meaning

Possibly of English origin, an altered form of Segar, from the Old English personal name S?gar (meaning ‘sea spear’).

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


Similar surnames: Segar, Edgar, Lugar, Gear, Leger, Sugar, Lear, Regan, Semar, Seger

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Zegar Family Origin

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Zegar Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Machinest

    20%
  • River Man

    20%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Zegar family was River Man. The most common Zegar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Zegar's were Farmers. Farmer and Machinest were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zegar.

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Zegar Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Zegar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Zegar in 1951 was 49, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zegar

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