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Can you name the surnames that end in -ER and have an occupational origin?

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MeaningSurnameHint
Defender of meni.e. Jason of Seinfeld
One who practices agriculture
One who saws wood
Player of a certain large, upright, stringed instrumenti.e. Ron of NBA Fame
Maker of thick, braided cords
Steward of a householdi.e. Diana of UK History
Town magistrate or governori.e. John of American Music
Shopkeeper or peddleri.e. Cosmo of Seinfeld
One employed in housing and feeding horses or cattlei.e. Detective Elliot of Law & Order:SVU
One who supplies or fetches bottles, specifically of wineThink Mr. Belvedere
Keeper of an area of land designated for recreational or natural usei.e. Dorothy of American Literature
Maker of footwear
Builder or repairer of wooden structures
One who makes and sells bread, cake, etc
One who tends plants
Iron cutter or mineri.e. Dwight of US History
One who cuts hair and shaves beards
HairdresserThink Cheers
One who converts skins and hides into leather
Maker or seller of candles
One in charge of a storehouse of graini.e. Jennifer of Alias
One who uses a lathe to make objects of wood or metali.e. Ted of TBS
Gate or doorkeeper, or one who carries loadsi.e. Cole of American Music
Manager of a feudal estatei.e. Herbert of US History
Maker of earthen vessels
Maker or seller of hand coveringsi.e. Danny of Lethal Weapon
MeaningSurnameHint
Tailori.e. Duke of MLB Fame
Maker of grass or straw roofsi.e. Margaret of UK History
Sculptor of wood or stone
Cask or barrel makeri.e. D.B. of Hijacking Fame
One who tracks and kills game for food
Maker of arrows
Maker of saddles
Officer who inspects a piece of land on footi.e. Herschel of NFL Fame
Pilgrim or crusaderi.e. Carson of NFL Fame
One who interlaces thread or strips to form fabric or material
Maker of circular frames with connective axles
One who slaughters and dresses animals for market
Master of a shipThink Gilligan's Island
Operator of machinery to grind grain or other products
One who uses a bow and arrow
Tavern or inn keeperi.e. Freddy of Nightmare on Elm Street
One who catches cold-blooded, aquatic vertebrates
Wagon maker or driver
One who fits the cord on a bow
One who compels or urges something to movei.e. Minnie of Good Will Hunting
One who coats surfaces with decorative or protective colorants
Knight or chevalieri.e. John of Three's Company
Maker of malt liquor
One who kills animals for a butcheri.e. Sergeant of WWF Fame
Transporter of goods by two wheeled vehiclei.e. Jimmy of US History
One who watches over wildlife at a parki.e. Kurt of NFL Fame

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