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Fanger Name Meaning

German (Fänger) and Swiss German (Fanger): occupational name for a trapper, from an agent derivative of fangen ‘to catch’. Possibly French: habitational name from Le Fanget in Haute Loire, named from Old French fange ‘mud’, ‘mire’ (Old Occitan fanga).

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


Similar surnames: Ranger, Manger, Fonger, Anger, Sanger, Zanger, Mander, Tanger, Ganger

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Fanger Family Origin

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Fanger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    6%
  • Catholic Priest

    6%
  • Cooper

    6%

In 1880, the most common Fanger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Fanger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fanger family was Cooper. Farmer, Boot & Shoe Maker and Catholic Priest were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fanger.

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Fanger Historical Records

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Fanger Life Expectancy

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