Center Family History

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Center Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a maker of belts and girdles, from Middle English ceinture, ceintere ‘girdle’. Possibly an Americanized form of German Zehnder, a variant of Zehner.

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


Similar surnames: Senter, Benner, Canter, Cater, Jenner, Enter, Mente, Fenger, Venter

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Center Family Origin

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Center Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    20%
  • Bagpipe Maker

    10%
  • Crofter (Of 15 Acres

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%

In 1881, Labourer, Bagpipe Maker and Crofter (Of 15 Acres were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Center. The most common Center occupation in the UK was Labourer. 20% of Center's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Center family was Farmer.

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Center Historical Records

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Center Life Expectancy

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