Egger Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone who lived on a corner (either a street corner, or the corner of a valley running around a mountain), from an altered form of Eck + the suffix -er, denoting an inhabitant. Dutch and German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements agi ‘point (of a sword)’ + heri ‘army’. South German(Swabia): occupational name for a farmer, from an agent derivative of eggen ‘to harrow’. English: variant of Edgar 1.

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

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Egger Family Origin

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Egger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Cigar Maker

    3%

In 1880, the most common Egger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Egger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Egger family was Cigar Maker. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Egger.

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Egger Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Egger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Egger in 1945 was 53, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Egger

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