Ager Name Meaning

English (mainly Essex): variant of Alger. French: from an Old French personal name of Germanic origin, Adigari, equivalent to English Edgar. Danish: habitational name from any of several places called Ager, meaning ‘plowed land’.

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

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Ager Family Origin

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Ager Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ager family was Farming. The most common Ager occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Ager's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ager.

Source: Census data for Ager | Data not to scale

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Ager Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Ager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Ager in 1942 was 29, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ager

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