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Sanger Name Meaning

German (Sänger), Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German senger, Middle Dutch sangher, sengher, German Sänger ‘singer’, an occupational name for a singer or chorister, or in the case of the Jewish name for a cantor in a synagogue. English, from Old English sangere ‘singer’, occupational name for a singer or chorister, or nickname for a cheerful person who was always singing.

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


Similar surnames: Zanger, Saenger, Stanger, Sager, Manger, Singer, Saeger, Senger

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Sanger Family Origin

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Sanger Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    3%
  • Carpet Weaver

    3%

In 1881, the most common Sanger occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Sanger's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sanger. A less common occupation for the Sanger family was Carpet Weaver.

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Sanger Historical Records

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Sanger Life Expectancy

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