Sager Name Meaning

English: variant of Seager. Dutch (de Sager), and North German: occupational name from Dutch, Low German sager ‘sawyer’. French: from the Germanic personal name Sagher, composed of the elements sag- (an element related to Gothic and Old High German words meaning ‘quarrel’, ‘law-suit’) + hari, heri ‘army’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from an agent derivative of German sagen ‘to say’.

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


Similar surnames: Hager, Sayer, Saeger, Seger, Sanger, Nager, Mager, Wager, Gager

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Sager Family Origin

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Sager Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    10%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Cotton Weaver

    5%
  • Carter

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Sager family was Carter. Coal Miner, Farmer and Cotton Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sager. The most common Sager occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 10% of Sager's were Coal Miners.

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Between 1944 and 2004, Sager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Sager in 1944 was 43, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sager

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