Fager Family History

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Fager Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name or from a byname meaning ‘handsome’, ‘beautiful’. German: nickname for a handsome person, from the Old High German fagar ‘fair’, ‘pretty’.

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


Similar surnames: Sager, Fader, Hager, Frager, Mager, Lager, Nager, Fanger, Feger

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Fager Family Origin

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Fager Family Occupations

What did your Fager ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fager family was Miller. The most common Fager occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Fager's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fager.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Miller

    3%

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

Fager Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fager. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fager 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Fager. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Fager. For the veterans among your Fager ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fager Life Expectancy

What is the average Fager lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Fager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Fager in 1951 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fager

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fager 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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