Tiger Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Taggart in County Dublin. French: from a Germanic personal name composed of the unattested word þeudo ‘people’, ‘nation’ + gar, ger ‘spear’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Tiger, Yiddish tiger ‘tiger’.

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


Similar surnames: Tager, Roger, Lier, Riger, Tyger, Deger, Eger, Nager, Miler, Rimer

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Tiger Family Origin

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Tiger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tiger. The most common Tiger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Tiger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tiger family was Carpenter.

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Tiger Historical Records

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Tiger Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Tiger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Tiger in 1957 was 39, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tiger

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