Fanger Family History

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Fanger Name Meaning

German (Fänger) and Swiss German (Fanger): occupational name for a trapper, from an agent derivative of fangen ‘to catch’. Possibly French: habitational name from Le Fanget in Haute Loire, named from Old French fange ‘mud’, ‘mire’ (Old Occitan fanga).

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

Similar surnames: Ranger, Manger, Fonger, Anger, Sanger, Zanger, Mander, Tanger, Ganger

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Fanger Family Origin

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Fanger Family Occupations

What did your Fanger ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Fanger.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Fanger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fanger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fanger 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 779 immigration records available for the last name Fanger. 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 890 military records available for the last name Fanger. For the veterans among your Fanger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fanger Life Expectancy

What is the average Fanger lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Fanger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Fanger in 1956 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

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