Zegar Family History

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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

What did your Zegar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Machinest were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zegar. 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.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Machinest

    20%
  • River Man

    20%

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

Zegar Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Zegar Life Expectancy

What is the average Zegar lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zegar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zegar 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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