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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Edger

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  1. Garden tool for cutting grass around the edges of a yard
  2. A person who puts finishing edges on a garment
  1. A tool that is used to trim the edges of a lawn

Notable Persons With the Last Name Edger

Kate was born on January 6th, 1857 in Abingdon-on-Thames. She passed away on May 6th, 1935.


Samuel was born in 1823 in East Grinstead. He left this life in 1882.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Edger as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Edger U.S.
  White 92.15% 64.26%
  African American 4.16% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.39% 16.26%

Of Last Name Edger

People with the last name Edger are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Edger

  • How Popular is the name Edger? Edger is the 18,041st most popular name of all time. As a last name Edger was the 48,717th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Edger have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 420 babies born with the first name Edger in the United States. That's more than enough people named Edger to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Edger? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1900 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Edger first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Edger is Wednesday, September 19th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Edger born? The highest recorded use of the first name Edger was in 1929 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Edger: Your name in reverse order is Regde. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Drege. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Edger? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 433 people with the last name Edger.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Edger? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Edger as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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