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Pilger Name Meaning

English: variant of Pilcher. German: shortened form (since the 15th century) of Pilgerin (see Pilgrim).

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

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Pilger Family Origin

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Pilger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Tailor

    10%
  • Carpenter

    7%

In 1880, the most common Pilger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Pilger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pilger family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pilger.

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Pilger Historical Records

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Pilger Life Expectancy

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