Yarger Family History

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Yarger Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Järger or Jerger, a patronymic from the personal name Georg (see George).

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


Similar surnames: Yerger, Yaeger, Harger, Yager, Karger, Larger, Carver, Carper, Warner

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Yarger Family Origin

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Yarger Family Occupations

What did your Yarger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Yarger family was Laborer. The most common Yarger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Yarger's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yarger.

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Yarger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Yarger Life Expectancy

What is the average Yarger lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Yarger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Yarger in 1951 was 49, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yarger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yarger 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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