Ziegenhagen Family History

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Ziegenhagen Name Meaning

German: habitational name from various places so called, for example in Hesse and Saxony-Anhalt, named with Middle High German ziga ‘goat’ + Hagen ‘hedge’.

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

Similar surnames: Steinhagen, Falkenhagen, Ziegenhorn, Ketterhagen, Steffenhagen

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Ziegenhagen Family Origin

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Ziegenhagen Family Occupations

What did your Ziegenhagen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ziegenhagen family was Shoemaker. The most common Ziegenhagen occupation in the USA was Commercial Traveler. 25% of Ziegenhagen's were Commercial Travelers. Commercial Traveler, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ziegenhagen.

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  • Commercial Traveler

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Shoemaker


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Ziegenhagen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ziegenhagen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ziegenhagen 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 398 immigration records available for the last name Ziegenhagen. 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 519 military records available for the last name Ziegenhagen. For the veterans among your Ziegenhagen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ziegenhagen Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2003, in the United States, Ziegenhagen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ziegenhagen in 1950 was 65, and 85 in 2003.

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