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Angier Name Meaning

French and English (both Norman and Huguenot): from the Old French personal name Angier, which is of Germanic origin, composed of the elements ans ‘god’ + ger ‘spear’ (Old Norse geirr).

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

Similar surnames: Anger, Ogier, Anker, Manier, Alger, Ager, Auger, Mangieri, Ander

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Where is the Angier family from?

You can see how Angier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Angier family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Angier families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 13 Angier families living in Massachusetts. This was about 48% of all the recorded Angier's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Angier families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Angier surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Angier ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Angier. 36% of Angier men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Angier women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Angier were Manager and Housework.

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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

  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Laborer
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Nurse
  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Angier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Angier 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Angier. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Angier. For the veterans among your Angier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Angier lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Angier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Angier in 1954 was 49, and 88 in 2004.

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