Mager Name Meaning

Dutch and German: nickname for a thin man, Middle Dutch, Middle High German mager. This name also occurs frequently in western Slavic countries, especially Bohemia and Poland. English: variant of Major. Czech: ethnic name for a Hungarian (see Magyar).

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


Similar surnames: Hager, Sager, Mader, Manger, Maser, Jager, Meger, Mauger, Mayer

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Mager Family Origin

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Mager Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Dock Lab

    3%
  • Grocer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Mager occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Mager's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Mager family was Grocer. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Dock Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mager.

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Mager Historical Records

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Mager Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Mager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mager in 1944 was 31, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mager

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