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Zirkel Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a watchman in a town or city, from Middle High German zirkeler ‘someone who does the rounds’. Zirkel also means ‘compass’ in German, and the name may also be an occupational name for a compass maker.

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

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Zirkel Family Origin

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Zirkel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Book Keeper

    7%
  • Dom Laborer

    7%

In 1880, the most common Zirkel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Zirkel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Zirkel family was Dom Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Book Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zirkel.

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Zirkel Historical Records

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Zirkel Life Expectancy

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