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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

What did your Nager ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Teamster

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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

Nager Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Nager. 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 Nager. For the veterans among your Nager ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nager Life Expectancy

What is the average Nager lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nager

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nager 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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