Eager Family History

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Eager Name Meaning

English: variant of Edgar.

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


Similar surnames: Ager, Edger, Eger, Eaker, Egger, Eagar, Dager, Sager, Mager, Wager

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Eager Family Origin

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Eager Family Occupations

What did your Eager ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Eager occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Eager's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Eager family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eager.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Eager Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Eager Life Expectancy

What is the average Eager lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Eager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Eager in 1948 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eager

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eager 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.

Famous Eager Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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