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Stager Name Meaning

Swiss German (Stäger): variant of Steger.

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


Similar surnames: Staser, Stayer, Stater, Sager, Studer, Stage, Stammer, Tager, Swader

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Where is the Stager family from?

You can see how Stager families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stager family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stager families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 17 Stager families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 47% of all the recorded Stager's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Stager families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stager surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stager ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stager. 13% of Stager men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Stager women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stager were Carpenter and Housekeeper.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    13%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    16%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Stager. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stager census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Stager. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Stager. For the veterans among your Stager ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stager lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Stager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Stager in 1948 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

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