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Zerger Name Meaning

German (also found in Russia): possibly an altered spelling of Zarger, a topographic name for someone who lived at the edge of a village or wood, from zarge ‘edge’.

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


Similar surnames: Berger, Zeiger, Berner, Gerger, Yerger, Verges, Fenger, Ferger, Enger

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Zerger Family Origin

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Zerger Family Occupations

What did your Zerger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Zerger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Zerger's were Farmers. Farmer, Machinist and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zerger. A less common occupation for the Zerger family was R.R. Day Caller.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Machinist

    29%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • R.R. Day Caller

    14%

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

Zerger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Zerger Life Expectancy

What is the average Zerger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Zerger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Zerger in 1962 was 80, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zerger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zerger 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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