Zager Family History

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Zager Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Zager, a place near Wollin. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from a place called (in Russian) Zhagory, now in Lithuania.

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

Similar surnames: Rager, Zanger, Hager, Zaiger, Sager, Tager, Ager, Wager, Haber, Nager

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Zager Family Origin

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Zager Family Occupations

What did your Zager ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Brick Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zager. The most common Zager occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Zager's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Zager family was Grocer.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Brick Maker

  • Grocer


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

Zager Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Zager. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zager 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Zager. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Zager. For the veterans among your Zager ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zager Life Expectancy

What is the average Zager lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Zager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Zager in 1952 was 24, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zager

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zager 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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