Yager Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized spelling of Jäger (see Jaeger). Americanized spelling of Slovenian Jager (see Jager 3).

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

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Yager Family Origin

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Yager Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Yager family was Farming. The most common Yager occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Yager's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yager.

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Yager Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Yager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Yager in 1942 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yager

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