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Frager Name Meaning

German (also Fräger): occupational name for a councilman whose duty was to carry out a poll required to make a council decision, Middle High German vrägaere, an agent derivative of Middle High German vragaere ‘to ask’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from an agent derivative of modern German fragen ‘to ask’ (see 1).

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


Similar surnames: Trager, Prager, Graber, Praeger, Brauer, Fager, Fraker, Krager, Nager

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Where is the Frager family from?

You can see how Frager families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Frager family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Frager families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Frager families living in Alabama. This was about 33% of all the recorded Frager's in the USA. Alabama had the highest population of Frager families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Frager surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Frager ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Frager. 18% of Frager men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Frager women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Frager were Painter and Cook.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Painter
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    13%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Cook
    7%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Frager. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frager census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Frager. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Frager. For the veterans among your Frager ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Frager lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Frager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Frager in 1960 was 54, and 82 in 2004.

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