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Zeigler Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Zeigler name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Zeigler. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Norway


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Zeigler Family Origin

Where is the Zeigler family from?

Zeigler Family Occupations

What did your Zeigler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zeigler. The most common Zeigler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Zeigler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Zeigler family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Zeigler Historical Records

What Zeigler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 67,000 census records available for the last name Zeigler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zeigler 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Zeigler. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Zeigler. For the veterans among your Zeigler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zeigler Life Expectancy

What is the average Zeigler lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Zeigler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Zeigler in 1942 was 41, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zeigler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zeigler 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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