Ziegenhorn Family History

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Ziegenhorn Name Meaning

German: topographic or for someone who lived on a hook of land where goats grazed, from Middle High German ziga ‘goat’ + horn ‘horn’.

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

Similar surnames: Ziegenhagen, Eichhorn, Ziegenbein, Einhorn, Ziegenfuss, Biedenharn

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Ziegenhorn Family Origin

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Ziegenhorn Family Occupations

What did your Ziegenhorn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Cabinet Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ziegenhorn. The most common Ziegenhorn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Ziegenhorn's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Cabinet Maker


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Ziegenhorn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 536 census records available for the last name Ziegenhorn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ziegenhorn 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 113 immigration records available for the last name Ziegenhorn. 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 232 military records available for the last name Ziegenhorn. For the veterans among your Ziegenhorn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ziegenhorn Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ziegenhorn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Ziegenhorn in 1955 was 62, and 84 in 2004.

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