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Bilger Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone who had been on a pilgrimage, from Middle High German bilgerim ‘pilgrim’.

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


Similar surnames: Biller, Bieger, Binger, Boller, Bitler, Bigler, Bieber, Belger

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Bilger Family Origin

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Bilger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, the most common Bilger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Bilger's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bilger. A less common occupation for the Bilger family was Keeping House.

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Bilger Historical Records

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Bilger Life Expectancy

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