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Applegate Name Meaning

Northern English: extremely common variant of Applegarth, in which the less familiar final element has been assimilated to the northern Middle English word gate ‘road’ or to modern English gate.

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


Similar surnames: Applegarth, Appleyard, Appleget, Agate, Apple, Holgate, Legate

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Applegate Family Origin

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Applegate Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Applegate. The most common Applegate occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Applegate's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Applegate family was Carpenter.

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Applegate Life Expectancy

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