Meger Family History

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Meger Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German mager, meger ‘lean’, ‘thin’. This surname is also found in Poland.

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


Similar surnames: Mager, Reger, Beger, Meyer, Feger, Heger, Deger, Leber, Hegler

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Meger Family Origin

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Meger Family Occupations

What did your Meger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Meger family was Laborer. The most common Meger occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 17% of Meger's were Cigar Makers. Cigar Maker, Farmer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meger.

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  • Cigar Maker

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Farming

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

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

Meger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Meger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Meger

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Meger. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Meger. For the veterans among your Meger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meger Life Expectancy

What is the average Meger lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Meger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Meger in 1965 was 68, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meger ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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