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Daigle Family History

Daigle Name Meaning
French version of the German surname Degler ‘potter’, reinterpreted by folk etymology as D’Aigle ‘of the eagle’.Altered spelling of South German Daigl, a metonymic occupational name for a baker, from Middle High German teic ‘dough’ + the diminutive suffix -el.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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68,770 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,918 Military Records
3,573 Immigration Records
58,929 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Daigle Families

  • Number of Daigle families
     172 - 341
     58 - 171
     1 - 57
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Daigle families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Daigle last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Daigle Family Origin

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Daigle Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Daigle

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Daigle Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Daigle Civil War Service Records

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