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 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gager. 3% of Gager men worked as a General Labourer and 54% of Gager women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gager were Aircraft Woodworking Erection and Bar General

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • (master) Fruiteress greengrocer
  • Accountants Mercantile Clerk
  • Aircraft Woodworking Erection

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
  • App Warden
  • Bar General

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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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