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Seiger Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German seiger ‘scales’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a tester of weights. The word later developed the meaning ‘clock’, ‘watch’, and some examples of the surname may have arisen from a metonymic occupational name for a maker of timepieces. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a watchmaker, from Yiddish zeyger ‘watch’, ‘clock’ (see 1 above).

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

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Seiger Family Origin

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Seiger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Seiger family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seiger. The most common Seiger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Seiger's were Farmers.

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