Apgar Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; probably Dutch or North German. It could be a habitational name from a village in the Rhineland called Epgert. Early American spellings include Apgard, Ebcher, Aepjer, and Apker. See also Absher.

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

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Apgar Family Origin

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Apgar Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Labor

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Apgar family was Labor. The most common Apgar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Apgar's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Apgar.

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Apgar Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Apgar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Apgar in 1951 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Apgar

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