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Singer Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a cantor in a synagogue, from Yiddish zinger ‘singer’. English: variant of Sanger 2, in fact a Middle English recoinage from the verb sing(en) ‘to sing’. German: variant of Sänger (see Sanger 1) in the sense of ‘poet’.

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


Similar surnames: Sanger, Senger, Finger, Singler, Ringer, Slinger, Ginger, Binger

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Singer Family Origin

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Singer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Singer. The most common Singer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Singer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Singer family was Carpenter.

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