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Ziegler Surname Origin
(Origin Bavarian German) An occupational surname meaning a tile maker or a brickmaker from the German word 'ziegel' meaning brick.
Surname Variations: Zeigler, Ziegler, Zieglauer, Zigler
Ziegler Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Ziegler family history than the origin of your surname:
A Ziegler Family History Thought:
'We are all omnibuses in which our ancestors ride, and every now and then one of them sticks his head out and embarrasses us.' --Oliver Wendell Homes