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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zeigler

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Alt. Meaning

Z is for zeal, your zest for life.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

I is for intuitive, others should trust your instincts

G is for genial, a pleasing personality.

L is for lucky, who is more?

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

R is for realist, the way you are.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zeigler

Her most notable accomplishments were from 1982 to 1992. Heidi was born on March 26th, 1979 in Lansing, Michigan, USA.


Cyd was born in 1973.


Ernie was born on January 31st, 1966 in Detroit.


Dominique Zeigler is a football player. His most notable accomplishments were from 2008 to present. Dominique was born on October 11th, 1984 in Kalamazoo, Michigan.


Dusty Zeigler is a football player. Dusty was born on September 27th, 1973 in Savannah, Georgia.


Wilbur G. Zeigler was a writer; lawyer. He was most prominent from 1882 to 1906. Wilbur was born in 1857. He passed away in 1935.


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Popularity of Zeigler as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zeigler U.S.
  White 74.11% 64.26%
  African American 21.79% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.59% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.37% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.57% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.57% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zeigler

People with the last name Zeigler are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Zeigler

  • How Popular is the name Zeigler? As a last name Zeigler was the 2,742nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Zeigler first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Zeigler is Sunday, March 13th, 1898.
  • How unique is the name Zeigler? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Zeigler. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Zeigler: Your name in reverse order is Relgiez. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gelirze. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zeigler? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 13,135 people with the last name Zeigler.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zeigler? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Zeigler as their last name.

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