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Karger Name Meaning

German: nickname for a sly, tricky, or unreliable man (see Karg). Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Karg 2. German and Czech: habitational name for someone from a place called Kargen in Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Garger, Karber, Karter, Larger, Kasner, Ranger, Marder, Karge, Barger

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Karger Family Origin

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Karger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Tailor

    12%
  • Cooper

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

In 1880, the most common Karger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Karger's were Farmers. Farmer, Tailor and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karger. A less common occupation for the Karger family was Keeping House.

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Karger Historical Records

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Karger Life Expectancy

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