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Anger Family History

Anger Name Meaning

South German: topographic name from Middle High German anger ‘meadow’, ‘village green’. French and English (of Norman origin): variant of the personal name Angier. French: variant of the habitational name Angers.

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


Similar surnames: Anker, Ranger, Ager, Auger, Sanger, Angier, Manger, Alger, Angel

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Where is the Anger family from?

You can see how Anger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Anger family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Anger families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there were 6 Anger families living in Vermont. This was about 23% of all the recorded Anger's in the USA. Vermont had the highest population of Anger families in 1840.
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What did your Anger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Anger. 11% of Anger men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Anger women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Anger were Truck Driver and Secretary.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    11%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Teacher
    7%
  • Secretary
    6%
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Census Records

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Anger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Anger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Anger. 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 Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Anger. For the veterans among your Anger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Anger lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Anger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Anger in 1952 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

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