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Danger Family History

Danger Name Meaning

patronymic from the personal name Anger. habitational name for someone from the city of Angers.

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


Similar surnames: Anger, Ranger, Danner, Denger, Hanger, Fanger, Dangler, Manger

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Where is the Danger family from?

You can see how Danger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Danger family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Danger families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Danger family living in Alabama. This was about 25% of all the recorded Danger's in USA. Alabama and 3 other states had the highest population of Danger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Danger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Danger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Danger. 31% of Danger men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Danger women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Danger were Farming and Bookkeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Farming
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    20%
  • Servant
    20%
  • Teacher
    20%
  • Bookkeeper
    20%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Danger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Danger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 955 immigration records available for the last name Danger. 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 Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Danger. For the veterans among your Danger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Danger lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Danger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Danger in 1966 was 79, and 73 in 2004.

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