Zug Name Meaning

Swiss German: habitational name from the Swiss city of Zug.

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

Similar surnames: Hug, Zuck, Zaugg, Lugo, Jud, Aue, Au, Lu, Tur, Rua

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Zug Family Origin

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Zug Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zug. 18% of Zug men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Zug women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zug were Laborer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper

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

Zug Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Zug. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zug 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 468 immigration records available for the last name Zug. 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 24,000 military records available for the last name Zug. For the veterans among your Zug ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zug Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Zug life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Zug in 1963 was 85, and 87 in 2004.

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