Challenger Family History

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Challenger Name Meaning

English: from an agent derivative of Middle English chalangen ‘to challenge’ (from Old French chalonger), possibly applied as a nickname for a quarrelsome or litigious person.

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


Similar surnames: Challender, Callender, Halling, Hollinger, Chenier, Bullinger

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Challenger Family Origin

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Challenger Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    21%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%
  • Housekeeper

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Challenger. A less common occupation for the Challenger family was Housekeeper. The most common Challenger occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 21% of Challenger's were Coal Miners.

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Challenger Historical Records

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Challenger Life Expectancy

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