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Age Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Agg, which is from the Old Scandinavian personal name Aggi.

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


Similar surnames: Ager, Cage, Ace, Sage, Lage, Ange, Axe, Gage, Page, Ake

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Where is the Age family from?

You can see how Age families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Age family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Age families were found in and the USA in 1880and the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Age family living in Kentucky. This was about 50% of all the recorded Age's in the USA. Kentucky and 1 other state had the highest population of Age families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Age surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Age ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Age. 53% of Age men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Age women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Age were Farmer and Maid.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    53%
  • Labor
    8%
  • Carpenter
    8%
  • Farmer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • House Work
    19%
  • Machine Operator
    13%
  • Maid
    13%
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What Age family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 210,000 census records available for the last name Age. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Age census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Age. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 90,000 military records available for the last name Age. For the veterans among your Age ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Age lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Age life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Age in 1965 was 63, and 67 in 2004.

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