Gager Family History

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Gager Name Meaning

English: occupational name for an assayer, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Old French ga(u)ge ‘measure’ (see Gage). German: probably a topographic name from Tyrolean Gagen ‘alpine dairy hut’.

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

Similar surnames: Gage, Hager, Sager, Cager, Gagen, Gauer, Ager, Ganger, Nager, Jager

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Gager Family Origin

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Gager Family Occupations

What did your Gager ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gager occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 23% of Gager's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Gager family was Domestic Managment. Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayers Labourer and Cabman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gager.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Bricklayers Labourer

  • Cabman

  • Domestic Managment


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

Gager Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Gager. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gager 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gager. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Gager. For the veterans among your Gager ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gager Life Expectancy

What is the average Gager lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Gager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Gager in 1941 was 23, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gager

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gager 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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