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Prager Name Meaning

German, Czech (Práger), and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from the city of Prague (Czech Praha, German Prag), the capital of what is now the Czech Republic. The name may also have been applied to someone who came from elsewhere in Bohemia, the name of a major city being preferred to a more precise local designation. It is possible that in some cases the Jewish name may derive from a place called Praga on the Vistula opposite Warsaw, the Yiddish name of which is Prage. German (Präger) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): see Praeger 1.

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


Similar surnames: Brager, Trager, Praeger, Frager, Rager, Prater, Pranger, Kraner

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Prager Family Origin

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Prager Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    3%
  • Keeping House

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Dry Goods Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prager. The most common Prager occupation in the USA was Farmer. 8% of Prager's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Prager family was Keeping House.

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Prager Historical Records

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Prager Life Expectancy

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