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Egger Surname Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone who lived on a corner (either a street corner or the corner of a valley running around a mountain) from an altered form of Eck + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. German and Dutch: variant of Eggert with loss of the final -t. South German (Swabia): occupational name for a farmer from an agent derivative of eggen ‘to harrow’. English (London): variant of Eager .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Eggler, Egner, Hegger, Eggen, Eger, Eggers, Seeger, Enger, Engel

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Where is the Egger family from?

You can see how Egger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Egger family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Egger families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 11 Egger families living in London. This was about 52% of all the recorded Egger's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Egger families in 1891.
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What did your Egger ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Egger. 100% of Egger women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Egger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Egger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Egger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Egger. For the veterans among your Egger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Egger lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Egger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Egger in 1945 was 53, and 76 in 2004.

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