Meager Family History

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Meager Name Meaning

English and Irish (of Norman origin): nickname for a thin person, from Old French maigre ‘thin’, ‘slender’ (Latin macer ‘delicate’).

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


Similar surnames: Meagher, Mager, Beaver, Meger, Seager, Gager, Deger, Meader, Mealer

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Meager Family Origin

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Meager Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Meager ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Laborer

    21%
  • Coal Miner

    10%
  • Miner

    10%
  • Farmer

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Meager family was Farmer. The most common Meager occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Meager's were Laborers. Laborer, Coal Miner and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meager.

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Meager Historical Records

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Meager Life Expectancy

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