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Zucker Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a dealer in sugar or a confectioner, or a nickname for someone with a sweet tooth, from Middle High German zu(c)ker, German Zucker, Yiddish tsuker ‘sugar’. In some cases the Jewish surname is ornamental. German: offensive nickname for someone thought to be a thief, from Middle High German zücker, zucker ‘thief’, an agent derivative of zucken ‘to snatch or grab’.

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


Similar surnames: Ducker, Tucker, Hucker, Rucker, Kucher, Wicker, Zacker, Necker, Acker

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Zucker Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Zucker name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Zucker. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • European Jewish

    46%

  • England & Wales

    22%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    10%

  • Germanic Europe

    8%

  • Italy

    2%

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Zucker Family Origin

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Zucker Family Occupations

What did your Zucker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Zucker family was Clerk. Farmer, Carpenter and Clergyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zucker. The most common Zucker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Zucker's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Clergyman

    4%
  • Clerk

    4%

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

Zucker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Zucker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zucker 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Zucker. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Zucker. For the veterans among your Zucker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zucker Life Expectancy

What is the average Zucker lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Zucker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Zucker in 1946 was 53, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zucker 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.

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