Pegler Family History

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Pegler Name Meaning

English: nickname for a fleet runner, from Old French pie de lievre ‘hare’s foot’. German: occupational name for a calibrator (someone who checked weights and measures), from an agent derivative of Middle Low German pegel ‘mark or measure for gauging fluids’, ‘gauge’.

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


Similar surnames: Peller, Degler, Hegler, Kegler, Pregler, Segler, Legler, Deger

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Pegler Family Origin

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Pegler Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    18%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Day Laborer

    9%
  • Grader

    9%

In 1880, Butcher, Farmer and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pegler. The most common Pegler occupation in the USA was Butcher. 18% of Pegler's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Pegler family was Grader.

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Pegler Historical Records

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Pegler Life Expectancy

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