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Finger Name Meaning

English, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle English, Middle High German, Yiddish finger (modern German Finger), probably applied as a nickname for a man who had some peculiarity of the fingers, such as possessing a supernumerary one or having lost one or more of them through injury, or for someone who was small in stature or considered insignificant. As a Jewish name, it can also be an ornamental name.

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


Similar surnames: Fringer, Finner, Singer, Ginger, Dinger, Ringer, Binger, Frager

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Finger Family Origin

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Finger Family Occupations

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  • General Com Agent

    33%
  • Tailor

    33%
  • Waiter

    33%

In 1881, General Com Agent and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Finger. The most common Finger occupation in the UK was General Com Agent. 33% of Finger's were General Com Agents. A less common occupation for the Finger family was Waiter.

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