Eager Surname History
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Eager Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Eager may be very difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Eager may be difficult to determine based on whether the name came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).
Eager Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Eager come may come from a profession, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these trade-based last names may be a profession in another language. This is why it is good to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many names like Eager come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Often these names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Favored of God".
Eager Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Eager were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Eager. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Eager family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Names like Eager change in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and countries over time.
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Eager Family Tree
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- Lydia Eager Noble 1740 - 1811
- Miriam Eager Wheeler Hoskins 1778 - 1822
- Benjamin Eager Noble 1759 - 1839
- Benjamin Eager, Capt. 1716 - 1759
- Lucretia Eager 1738 - ?
- Dorothy Eager 1742 - ?
- Windsor Eager 1744 - ?
- Ashbel Eager 1746 - ?
- Susannah Colson Eager 1707 - ?
- Hepzibah Eager 1702 - 1768