Zigler Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Zigler Name Meaning

Eastern German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Ziegler.

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

Similar surnames: Ziegler, Ziglar, Zeigler, Gigler, Rigler, Ziller, Kugler, Sigler

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Zigler Family Origin

Where is the Zigler family from?

Zigler Family Occupations

What did your Zigler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zigler. A less common occupation for the Zigler family was Keeping House. The most common Zigler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Zigler's were Farmers.

View Census data for Zigler | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Zigler Historical Records

What Zigler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Zigler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zigler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Zigler

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Zigler. 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.

View all Zigler immigration records

Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Zigler. For the veterans among your Zigler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Zigler military records

You've only scratched the surface of Zigler family history.

Zigler Life Expectancy

What is the average Zigler lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Zigler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Zigler in 1959 was 48, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zigler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zigler 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.

Famous Zigler Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name