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Zigman Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Siegmann . Compare Sigman . Croatian and Slovenian (Žigman): from a Slavicized form of the German personal name Siegmann .

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

Similar surnames: Zisman, Sigman, Ziman, Milman, Zusman, Zeidman, Pigman, Litman

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Where is the Zigman family from?

You can see how Zigman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zigman family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Zigman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Zigman family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Zigman's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Zigman families in 1840.
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What did your Zigman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Inspector were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Zigman. 21% of Zigman men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Zigman women worked as an Inspector. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zigman were Plumber and New Worker. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter
  • Plumber

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Inspector
  • Maid
  • New Worker
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Zigman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zigman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 676 immigration records available for the last name Zigman. 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 Cards

There are 349 military records available for the last name Zigman. For the veterans among your Zigman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zigman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Zigman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Zigman in 1962 was 74, and 78 in 2004.

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