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Tager Name Meaning

German (Täger): from a Germanic personal name formed with tac ‘day’ as the first element. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name, a Yiddishized form of Hebrew tagar ‘merchant’.

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


Similar surnames: Sager, Hager, Tiger, Trager, Wager, Nager, Zager, Ager, Rager, Jager

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Where is the Tager family from?

You can see how Tager families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tager family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tager families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Tager families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 40% of all the recorded Tager's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Tager families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tager surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tager ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tager. 17% of Tager men worked as a Proprietor and 24% of Tager women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tager were Laborer and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Proprietor
    17%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    24%
  • Clerk
    18%
  • Seamstress
    12%
  • Stenographer
    12%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Tager. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tager 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Tager. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Tager. For the veterans among your Tager ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tager lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Tager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Tager in 1960 was 67, and 83 in 2004.

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