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Beger Name Meaning

South German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German bagen ‘to quarrel’, ‘to pride oneself’, hence a nickname for a quarrelsome or boastful person. In some cases, it may be a derivative of Beyer, through the intermediate form Beiger, a regional name for someone from Bavaria (see Bayer). French: adoption of 1, or possibly in some cases a variant of Béguer, Béguier, an occupational name for a medieval official, a type of magistrate.

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


Similar surnames: Beer, Feger, Deger, Heger, Reger, Boger, Bieger, Eger, Berger, Leger

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Beger Family Origin

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Beger Family Occupations

What did your Beger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beger. A less common occupation for the Beger family was Works On Farm. The most common Beger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Beger's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeps House

    10%
  • Works On Farm

    10%

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

Beger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Beger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beger 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 Beger. 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 Beger. For the veterans among your Beger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beger Life Expectancy

What is the average Beger lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Beger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Beger in 1955 was 55, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beger 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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