Pledger Family History

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Pledger Name Meaning

English (Cambridgeshire): from Middle English pleggere ‘one who stands surety in a lawsuit’ (literally ‘pledger’). Americanized form of German Pletscher (see Pletcher).

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


Similar surnames: Sledge, Ledger, Pleger, Lodge, Pedder, Leger, Lerner, Sluder, Reder

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Pledger Family Origin

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Pledger Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pledger family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pledger. The most common Pledger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Pledger's were Farmers.

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Pledger Historical Records

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Pledger Life Expectancy

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Famous Pledger Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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