Hager Family History

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Hager Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from a Germanic personal name composed of hag ‘hedge’, ‘enclosure’ + hari, heri ‘army’. from a Germanic personal name, Hadugar, composed of the elements hadu- ‘combat’, ‘strife’ + gari, from garwa ‘ready’, ‘eager’. German (also Häger): topographic name for someone who lived by a hedged or fenced enclosure, Middle High German hac. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a thin man, from Middle High German, German hager ‘thin’, ‘gaunt’. English: occupational name for a woodcutter, from an agent derivative of Middle English haggen ‘to cut or chop’.

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

Similar surnames: Hagen, Sager, Hayer, Hader, Hamer, Haver, Hoger, Huger, Heger, Mager

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Hager Family Origin

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Hager Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Hager. 59% of Hager men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Hager women worked as a Student. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hager were Labourer and Income

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Student
  • Housekeeper
  • Income

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hager Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 82,000 census records available for the last name Hager. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hager 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Hager. 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 27,000 military records available for the last name Hager. For the veterans among your Hager ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hager Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Hager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hager in 1943 was 31, and 73 in 2004.

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