Zuckerman Family History

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Zuckerman Name Meaning

German (Zuckermann) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a dealer in sugar or a confectioner, or (as a Jewish name) an ornamental name formed with German Zucker ‘sugar’ (see Zucker).

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

Similar surnames: Zukerman, Zucker, Ackerman, Ockerman, Kupferman, Kuperman, Luckman

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Zuckerman Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Zuckerman name?

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

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  • European Jewish


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Italy


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Zuckerman Family Origin

Where is the Zuckerman family from?

Zuckerman Family Occupations

What did your Zuckerman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Agent (Gen'L), Day Labor and Expressman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zuckerman. A less common occupation for the Zuckerman family was Grocery Store. The most common Zuckerman occupation in the USA was Agent (Gen'L). 20% of Zuckerman's were Agent (Gen'L)s.

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  • Agent (Gen'L)

  • Day Labor

  • Expressman

  • Grocery Store


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

Zuckerman Historical Records

What Zuckerman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Zuckerman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zuckerman 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Zuckerman. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Zuckerman. For the veterans among your Zuckerman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zuckerman Life Expectancy

What is the average Zuckerman lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Zuckerman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Zuckerman in 1948 was 59, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zuckerman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zuckerman 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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