Rager Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from either of two places called Ragen: in Tyrol, Austria, and in East Prussia, Germany. (Räger): habitational name for someone from Rägen in Schleswig-Holstein. from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements rag- ‘advice’ + hari, heri ‘army’. possibly an altered spelling of Reger or Röger (see Roeger).

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


Similar surnames: Raker, Hager, Rader, Brager, Rater, Rayer, Sager, Ranger, Ager

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Rager Family Origin

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Rager Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rager family was Farming. The most common Rager occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Rager's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rager.

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Rager Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Rager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rager in 1943 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rager

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