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Brager Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farms so called in eastern Norway, which may have originally derived their name from a river name meaning ‘roaring’, ‘thundering’. South German (Bräger): habitational name for someone from Bräg in Bavaria. Altered spelling of Swiss German Bräg(g)er, a habitational name for someone from Bräg in Toggenburg district.

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


Similar surnames: Prager, Rager, Braker, Braeger, Bramer, Bradner, Brugger, Trager

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Brager Family Origin

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Brager Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Barber

    4%
  • Berry Picker

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brager. A less common occupation for the Brager family was Berry Picker. The most common Brager occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Brager's were Farmers.

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Brager Historical Records

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Brager Life Expectancy

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