Adger Family History

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Adger Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Edgar.

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

Similar surnames: Edger, Ager, Algee, Eger, Anger, Auger, Alger, Dyer, Agner, Auge

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Adger Family Origin

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Adger Family Occupations

What did your Adger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Laborer On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Adger. The most common Adger occupation in the USA was Laborer. 38% of Adger's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Adger family was Merchant.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Laborer On Farm

  • Merchant


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Adger ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Adger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Adger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Adger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Adger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Adger. For the veterans among your Adger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Adger Life Expectancy

What is the average Adger lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Adger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Adger in 1953 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Adger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Adger 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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