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Egger Family History

Egger Name Meaning
South German: topographic name for someone who lived on a corner (either a street corner, or the corner of a valley running around a mountain), from an altered form of Eck + the suffix -er, denoting an inhabitant.Dutch and German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements agi ‘point (of a sword)’ + heri ‘army’.South German(Swabia): occupational name for a farmer, from an agent derivative of eggen ‘to harrow’.English: variant of Edgar 1.

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

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Name Distribution of Egger Families

  • Number of Egger families
     37 - 71
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Egger families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Egger last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Egger Family Origin

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Egger Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Egger

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Egger Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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