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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Conger

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Con"ger
The conger eel; -- called also congeree.

Etymology: L. conger congrus, akin to Gr. �: cf. F. congre

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Large dark-colored scaleless marine eel found in temperate and tropical coastal waters; some used for food

Notable Persons Named Conger

Conger was born in 1914. He breathed his last breath in 1998.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Conger

Darva Conger is a nurse anesthetist. Darva was born on September 21st, 1965 in Carbondale, Illinois.


Hank Conger is a baseball for the Tampa Bay Rays. Hank was born on January 29th, 1988 in Federal Way, Washington.


Jack was born on September 26th, 1994.


Edwin H. Conger was a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Iowa's 7th congressional district., United States Ambassador to Mexico, United States Ambassador to China, United States Minister to Brazil, Member of theU.S. House of Representativesfrom Iowa's7th congressi. Edwin was born on March 7th, 1843 in Knox County, Illinois. He passed away on May 18th, 1907.


Demetrius Conger is a basketball player for the Hapoel Tel Aviv, Indios de San Francisco de Macorís, Aries Trikala B.C., and Hapoel Tel Aviv B.C. in the Israeli Basketball Premier League. He was most prominent from 2013 to present. Demetrius was born on May 29th, 1990 in Brooklyn.


Omar D. Conger was a senator. He was most active from 1881 to 1887. Omar was born on April 1st, 1818 in Cooperstown, New York. He breathed his last breath on July 11th, 1898.


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Popularity of Conger as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Conger U.S.
  White 92.89% 64.26%
  African American 1.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.67% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.35% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.47% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.99% 16.26%

Of Last Name Conger

People with the last name Conger are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Conger

  • How Popular is the name Conger? As a last name Conger was the 5,192nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Conger first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Conger is Sunday, August 9th, 1885.
  • How unique is the name Conger? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Conger. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Conger: Your name in reverse order is Regnoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ceongr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Conger? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,737 people with the last name Conger.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Conger? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Conger as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.