Anger Family History

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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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Anger Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Anger name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Anger. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    41%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    15%

  • Germanic Europe

    13%

  • France

    8%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    7%

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Anger Family Origin

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Anger Family Occupations

What did your Anger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Anger family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Anger. The most common Anger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Anger's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Tailor

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

Anger Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Anger Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Anger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Anger 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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