Applegate Family History

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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

What did your Applegate ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Applegate Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Applegate. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Applegate 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Applegate. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Applegate. For the veterans among your Applegate ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Applegate Life Expectancy

What is the average Applegate lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Applegate life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Applegate in 1940 was 44, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Applegate

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Applegate 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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