Eger Name Meaning

English: variant of Edgar. Hungarian: habitational name for someone from any of various places called Eger, in Fehér, Heves, and Zala counties, or former Nyitra county, now in Slovakia. In some cases the name may derive from éger ‘alder’. German: habitational name from Eger in western Bohemia (Czech name Cheb).

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

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Eger Family Origin

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Eger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eger. The most common Eger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Eger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Eger family was Blacksmith.

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Eger Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, Eger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Eger in 1948 was 69, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eger

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