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Fanger Name Meaning

German (Fänger) and Swiss German (Fanger): occupational name for a trapper, from an agent derivative of fangen ‘to catch’. Possibly French: habitational name from Le Fanget in Haute Loire, named from Old French fange ‘mud’, ‘mire’ (Old Occitan fanga).

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


Similar surnames: Ranger, Manger, Fonger, Anger, Sanger, Zanger, Mander, Tanger, Ganger

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Fanger Family Origin

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Fanger Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Fanger occupation in Canada was Lawyer. 100% of Fanger's were Lawyers.

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Fanger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fanger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fanger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Fanger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Fanger. For the veterans among your Fanger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fanger Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Fanger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Fanger in 1956 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fanger 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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