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Degener Name Meaning

North German: from a Low German variant of an old personal name Degenher (see Degenhardt).

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


Similar surnames: Diener, Derner, Dehner, Deremer, Wegener, Degner, Tegeler, Deger

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Degener Family Origin

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Degener Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Painter

    9%
  • Basket Maker

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Degener. A less common occupation for the Degener family was Basket Maker. The most common Degener occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Degener's were Farmers.

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Degener Historical Records

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Degener Life Expectancy

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