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Dancer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a dancer or acrobat, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Old French dance ‘dance’ (see Dance). Translation of German Dänzer or Danser (see Danzer).

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


Similar surnames: Dance, Mander, Danzer, Ranger, Danser, Panter, Manger, Dauber, Denyer

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Dancer Family Origin

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Dancer Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Ag Labourer

    5%
  • Farm Labourer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Ag Labourer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dancer. A less common occupation for the Dancer family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Dancer occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Dancer's were Farmers.

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Dancer Historical Records

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Dancer Life Expectancy

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Famous Dancer Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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