Widger Family History

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Widger Name Meaning

English (chiefly Devon): from the Old English personal name Wihtgar, composed of the elements wiht ‘elf’ + gar ‘spear’.

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


Similar surnames: Winger, Wilger, Widmer, Ledger, Wicker, Wilmer, Wider, Badger, Wieger

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Widger Family Origin

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Widger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Day Laborer

    3%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Widger. The most common Widger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Widger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Widger family was Farm Laborer.

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Widger Historical Records

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Widger Life Expectancy

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Famous Widger Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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