Zeiger Family History

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Zeiger Name Meaning

occupational name for a sign maker, from Middle High German zeiger ‘sign’, ‘guide’, ‘sign at an inn’. altered spelling of German Seiger, reflecting the German pronunciation of the initial s, or of Zieger.

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


Similar surnames: Zeier, Zeiter, Zeiner, Geiger, Seiger, Zaiger, Zeiler, Zenger, Reiser

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Zeiger Family Origin

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Zeiger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Cigar Maker

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Zeiger family was Cigar Maker. The most common Zeiger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Zeiger's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zeiger.

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Zeiger Historical Records

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Zeiger Life Expectancy

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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