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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


Similar surnames: Challender, Callender, Halling, Hollinger, Chenier, Bullinger

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Challenger Family Origin

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Challenger Family Occupations

What did your Challenger ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Coal Miner

    29%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Druggist

    7%
  • Engineer

    7%

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Challenger Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Challenger ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Challenger Life Expectancy

What is the average Challenger lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, Challenger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Challenger in 1955 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

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