Saenger Family History

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Saenger Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a chorister or a nickname for someone who liked singing, from Middle High German senger, German Sänger ‘singer’.

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

Similar surnames: Sanger, Saeger, Senger, Zanger, Stenger, Sager, Swanger, Jaeger

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Saenger Family Origin

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Saenger Family Occupations

What did your Saenger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Saenger family was Buyer. The most common Saenger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Saenger's were Farmers. Farmer, Saloon Keeper and Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Saenger.

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  • Farmer

  • Saloon Keeper

  • Shoe Maker

  • Buyer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Saenger ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Saenger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Saenger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saenger 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Saenger. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Saenger. For the veterans among your Saenger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Saenger Life Expectancy

What is the average Saenger lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Saenger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Saenger in 1952 was 53, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Saenger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Saenger 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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