Challenger Family History

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Challenger Name Meaning

English: from an agent derivative of Middle English chalangen ‘to challenge’ (from Old French chalonger), possibly applied as a nickname for a quarrelsome or litigious person.

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

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Challenger Family Origin

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Challenger Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    29%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Druggist

    7%
  • Engineer

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Challenger family was Engineer. The most common Challenger occupation in the USA was Coal Miner. 29% of Challenger's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Keeping House and Druggist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Challenger.

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Challenger Historical Records

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Challenger Life Expectancy

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