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Jerger Name Meaning

South German (Württemberg): patronymic from Jerg, a vernacular form of Georg (see George).

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


Similar surnames: Joerger, Jerge, Gerger, Ferger, Jenner, Enger, Seeger, Fergen, Berger

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Jerger Family Origin

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Jerger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Shoemaker

    13%
  • Brickmaker

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jerger family was Carpenter. Farmer, Shoemaker and Brickmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jerger. The most common Jerger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Jerger's were Farmers.

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Jerger Historical Records

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Jerger Life Expectancy

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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