Auger Family History

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Auger Name Meaning

French and English (of Norman origin): from the Old French personal name Auger or Alger (see Alger). German: variant of Auer, the g reflecting Frisian -oog contained in place names like Wangeroog.

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

Similar surnames: Ager, Alger, Anger, Mauger, Augeri, Auker, Angier, Auge, Hauger

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Auger Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Auger name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Auger. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • France


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Auger Family Origin

Where is the Auger family from?

Auger Family Occupations

What did your Auger ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Auger family was Farmer. The most common Auger occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 17% of Auger's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Journalier and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Auger.

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  • Cultivateur

  • Journalier

  • School

  • Farmer


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

Auger Historical Records

What Auger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 65,000 census records available for the last name Auger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Auger 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Auger. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Auger. For the veterans among your Auger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Auger Life Expectancy

What is the average Auger lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Auger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Auger in 1945 was 39, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Auger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Auger 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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