Eger Family History

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Eger Name Meaning

English: variant of Edgar. Hungarian: habitational name for someone from any of various places called Eger, in Fehér, Heves, and Zala counties, or former Nyitra county, now in Slovakia. In some cases the name may derive from éger ‘alder’. German: habitational name from Eger in western Bohemia (Czech name Cheb).

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

Similar surnames: Eder, Egger, Ager, Enger, Deger, Beger, Eber, Ege, Engel, Egert

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Eger Family Origin

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Eger Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Eger.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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Eger Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Eger. For the veterans among your Eger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eger Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Eger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Eger in 1948 was 69, and 77 in 2004.

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