Bontrager Family History

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Bontrager Name Meaning

German (Bonträger): variant of Bornträger (see Borntrager).

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


Similar surnames: Borntrager, Boettger, Borger, Bettger, Bonar, Boetcher, Stager

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Bontrager Family Origin

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Bontrager Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Makes Shoes

    7%
  • Oversees Farming Forman

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Bontrager occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Bontrager's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bontrager family was Oversees Farming Forman. Farmer, Farming and Makes Shoes were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bontrager.

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Bontrager Historical Records

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Bontrager Life Expectancy

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