Ager Family History

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Ager Name Meaning

English (mainly Essex): variant of Alger. French: from an Old French personal name of Germanic origin, Adigari, equivalent to English Edgar. Danish: habitational name from any of several places called Ager, meaning ‘plowed land’.

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

Similar surnames: Alger, Anger, Sager, Auger, Eger, Agar, Rager, Gager, Hager, Cager

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Ager Family Origin

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Ager Family Occupations

What did your Ager ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ager occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 14% of Ager's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Ager family was Carman. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ager.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Butcher

  • Carman


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

Ager Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Ager. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ager 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ager. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 11,000 military records available for the last name Ager. For the veterans among your Ager ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ager Life Expectancy

What is the average Ager lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Ager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Ager in 1942 was 29, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ager

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ager 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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