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Huger Name Meaning

German (also Hüger): from a derivative of the personal name Hugo (see Hugh), or a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hug ‘heart’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ + hari, heri ‘army’.

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


Similar surnames: Hager, Hoger, Hunger, Hauger, Heger, Huffer, Auger, Huegel, Huber

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Where is the Huger family from?

You can see how Huger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Huger family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Huger families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 13 Huger families living in South Carolina. This was about 93% of all the recorded Huger's in the USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Huger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Huger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Huger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Huger. 30% of Huger men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Huger women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Huger were Salesman and Farm Laborer.

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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
    30%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    11%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    16%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Huger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huger 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 Huger. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Huger. For the veterans among your Huger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Huger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Huger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Huger in 1962 was 67, and 72 in 2004.

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