Delger Family History

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Delger Name Meaning

German: perhaps a variant of Telger, from Telge, a north German topographic name for an enclosed tree nursery.

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

Similar surnames: Belger, Deger, Deller, Felger, Delker, Deaver, Denger, Delzer, Senger

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Delger Family Origin

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Delger Family Occupations

What did your Delger ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Delger occupation in the UK was Omnibus Road Inspector (Coachman Opr). 50% of Delger's were Omnibus Road Inspector (Coachman Opr)s. Omnibus Road Inspector (Coachman Opr) and Sewing Machine Engineer Employs 2 Men were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Delger.

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  • Omnibus Road Inspector (Coachman Opr)

  • Sewing Machine Engineer Employs 2 Men


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

Delger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Delger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Delger 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 330 immigration records available for the last name Delger. 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 189 military records available for the last name Delger. For the veterans among your Delger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Delger Life Expectancy

What is the average Delger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Delger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Delger in 1962 was 79, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Delger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Delger 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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