Apgar Family History

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Apgar Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; probably Dutch or North German. It could be a habitational name from a village in the Rhineland called Epgert. Early American spellings include Apgard, Ebcher, Aepjer, and Apker. See also Absher.

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


Similar surnames: Paar, Anger, Lugar, Aybar, Bargar, Aga, Agard, Logar, Alger, Auger

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Apgar Family Origin

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Apgar Family Occupations

What did your Apgar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Apgar. A less common occupation for the Apgar family was Labor. The most common Apgar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Apgar's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Labor

    4%

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Apgar Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Apgar Life Expectancy

What is the average Apgar lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Apgar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Apgar in 1951 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Apgar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Apgar 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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