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Finger Name Meaning

English, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle English, Middle High German, Yiddish finger (modern German Finger), probably applied as a nickname for a man who had some peculiarity of the fingers, such as possessing a supernumerary one or having lost one or more of them through injury, or for someone who was small in stature or considered insignificant. As a Jewish name, it can also be an ornamental name.

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

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Finger Family Origin

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Finger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Finger. The most common Finger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Finger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Finger family was Farm Laborer.

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Finger Life Expectancy

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