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Trigger Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Dregger, a variant of Dreher.

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


Similar surnames: Crigger, Brigner, Fringer, Brugger, Crigler, Kriger, Krieger, Prigge

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Trigger Family Origin

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Trigger Family Occupations

What did your Trigger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Trigger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Trigger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Trigger family was Gardner. Farmer, Keeping House and Fishing Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trigger.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    30%
  • Fishing Farm

    10%
  • Gardner

    10%

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

Trigger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Trigger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trigger 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Trigger. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Trigger. For the veterans among your Trigger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trigger Life Expectancy

What is the average Trigger lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Trigger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Trigger in 1956 was 78, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trigger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Trigger 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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