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Angle Name Meaning

English and Irish (of Norman origin): topographic name from Middle English and Old French angle ‘angle’, ‘corner’ (Latin angulus). As an Irish surname, it can also be habitational, from a place in Pembrokeshire, South Wales, named with this word. Americanized spelling of German Angel or Engel.

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


Similar surnames: Nangle, Ingle, Angles, Agle, Antle, Engle, Pangle, Single, Bangle

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Where is the Angle family from?

You can see how Angle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Angle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Angle families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 34 Angle families living in New York. This was about 30% of all the recorded Angle's in USA. New York had the highest population of Angle families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Angle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Angle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Angle. 20% of Angle men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Angle women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Angle were Truck Driver and Stenographer. .

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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
    20%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Teacher
    7%
  • Stenographer
    7%
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Census Records

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Angle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Angle 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 Angle. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Angle. For the veterans among your Angle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Angle lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Angle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Angle in 1941 was 40, and 64 in 2004.

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