Agent Family History

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Agent Name Meaning

status or occupational name from agent ‘agent’, ‘representative’. Americanized spelling (in New Orleans) of French Ajean, (enfant) à Jean ‘(child) of John’.

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

Similar surnames: Ament, Agen, Gent, Avent, Argent, Lent, Largent, Gant, Sargent, Geno

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Agent Family Origin

Where is the Agent family from?

Agent Family Occupations

What did your Agent ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Agent family was Drives Ice Wagon. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Agent. The most common Agent occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Agent's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Drives Ice Wagon


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Agent ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Agent Historical Records

What Agent family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Agent. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Agent census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 646 immigration records available for the last name Agent. 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 Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Agent. For the veterans among your Agent ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Agent Life Expectancy

What is the average Agent lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Agent life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Agent in 1953 was 46, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Agent

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Agent ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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