Badger Family History

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Badger Name Meaning

habitational name from a place in Shropshire named Badger, probably from an unattested Old English personal name Bæcg + Old English ofer ‘ridge’. occupational name for a maker of bags (see Bagge 1) or for a peddler who carried his wares about with him in a bag. It is unlikely that the surname has anything to do with the animal (see Brock 2), which was not known by this name until the 16th century.

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


Similar surnames: Burger, Bradner, Bolger, Balmer, Ranger, Manger, Gager, Barber

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Badger Family Origin

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Badger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • School

    6%
  • Student

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Laborer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Badger. A less common occupation for the Badger family was Student. The most common Badger occupation in Canada was Farmer. 65% of Badger's were Farmers.

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