Nager Name Meaning

German (Näger): occupational name for a tailor or embroiderer, from an agent derivative of Middle High German næjen ‘to sew’, ‘to embroider’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Nagar (showing alteration of the final vowel under Yiddish influence).

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


Similar surnames: Nader, Sager, Hager, Nagel, Wager, Nagler, Mager, Naber, Nauer, Naser

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Nager Family Origin

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Nager Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Teamster

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Teamster and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nager. The most common Nager occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Nager's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nager family was Carpenter.

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Nager Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Nager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Nager in 1960 was 48, and 96 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nager

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