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Hauger Name Meaning

South German: patronymic from the personal name Haug, a German form of Hugh. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads so named, from the indefinite plural form of Old Norse haugr ‘hill’, ‘mound’.

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


Similar surnames: Hauge, Haugen, Mauger, Hager, Hauter, Huger, Auger, Hanger, Hamer

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Where is the Hauger family from?

You can see how Hauger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hauger family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hauger families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Hauger families living in Ohio. This was about 36% of all the recorded Hauger's in the USA. Ohio and 1 other state had the highest population of Hauger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hauger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hauger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hauger. 22% of Hauger men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Hauger women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hauger were Salesman and Saleslady.

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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
    22%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    13%
  • Housework
    11%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Saleslady
    10%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Hauger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hauger 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 Hauger. 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 Hauger. For the veterans among your Hauger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hauger lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hauger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hauger in 1950 was 40, and 71 in 2004.

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