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Trager Name Meaning

German (Träger) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Träger, Yiddish treger, agent derivatives of Middle High German tragen ‘to carry’, hence an occupational name for someone who carried a load, a peddler or porter, or, in the case of the German name, a legal guardian or guarantor.

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


Similar surnames: Frager, Prager, Trader, Graber, Tager, Praeger, Traeger, Krager

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Trager Family Origin

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Trager Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Barber

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Trager occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Trager's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trager. A less common occupation for the Trager family was Barber.

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Trager Historical Records

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Trager Life Expectancy

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