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Dancer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a dancer or acrobat, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Old French dance ‘dance’ (see Dance). Translation of German Dänzer or Danser (see Danzer).

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


Similar surnames: Dance, Mander, Danzer, Ranger, Danser, Panter, Manger, Dauber, Denyer

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Dancer Family Origin

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Dancer Family Occupations

What did your Dancer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dancer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Dancer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dancer. A less common occupation for the Dancer family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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Dancer Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Dancer ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Dancer Life Expectancy

What is the average Dancer lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, Dancer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Dancer in 1953 was 36, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dancer 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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