Meger Family History

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Meger Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German mager, meger ‘lean’, ‘thin’. This surname is also found in Poland.

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


Similar surnames: Mager, Reger, Beger, Meyer, Feger, Heger, Deger, Leber, Hegler

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Meger Family Origin

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Meger Family Occupations

What did your Meger ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Coach Trimmer and Unpaid Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Meger. 25% of Meger men worked as a Coach Trimmer and 23% of Meger women worked as an Unpaid Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Meger were Woodworker Aircraft Companion and Mangines (dairy)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Coach Trimmer
    25%
  • Foreman Confectioner Care bread Maker
    25%
  • Hairdresser
    25%
  • Woodworker Aircraft Companion
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic
    23%
  • Cook Domestic Duties
    12%
  • Fashion Designer
    12%
  • Mangines (dairy)
    12%

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

Meger Historical Records

What Meger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Meger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Meger

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Meger. 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 694 military records available for the last name Meger. For the veterans among your Meger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meger Life Expectancy

What is the average Meger lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Meger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Meger in 1965 was 68, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meger 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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