Zucker Family History
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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