Fager Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name or from a byname meaning ‘handsome’, ‘beautiful’. German: nickname for a handsome person, from the Old High German fagar ‘fair’, ‘pretty’.

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


Similar surnames: Sager, Fader, Hager, Frager, Mager, Lager, Nager, Fanger, Feger

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Fager Family Origin

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Fager Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Miller

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fager. The most common Fager occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Fager's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fager family was Miller.

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Fager Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Fager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Fager in 1951 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fager

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