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Zenger Name Meaning

South German: nickname from Middle High German zenger, zanger ‘cheeky’, ‘bold’, ‘vivacious’.

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


Similar surnames: Zenker, Zenner, Zanger, Zeiger, Zeiler, Benner, Gengler, Geiger

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Zenger Family Origin

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Zenger Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    25%
  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

In 1880, the most common Zenger occupation in the USA was Baker. 25% of Zenger's were Bakers. Baker, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zenger. A less common occupation for the Zenger family was Laborer.

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Zenger Historical Records

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Zenger Life Expectancy

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