Trager Family History

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Trager Name Meaning

German (Träger) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Träger, Yiddish treger, agent derivatives of Middle High German tragen ‘to carry’, hence an occupational name for someone who carried a load, a peddler or porter, or, in the case of the German name, a legal guardian or guarantor.

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

Similar surnames: Frager, Prager, Trader, Graber, Tager, Praeger, Traeger, Krager

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Trager Family Origin

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Trager Family Occupations

What did your Trager ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Trager family was Barber. The most common Trager occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Trager's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trager.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Barber


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Trager ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Trager Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Trager. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trager census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Trager. 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 Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Trager. For the veterans among your Trager ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trager Life Expectancy

What is the average Trager lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Trager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Trager in 1948 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Trager ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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