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Dagle Family History

Dagle Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of German Degel or Dägele, from a short form of an old personal name formed with Old High German tac ‘day’.

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


Similar surnames: Dagley, Agle, Ragle, Daigle, Dale, Wagle, Ergle, Nagle, Deagle

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Where is the Dagle family from?

You can see how Dagle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dagle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dagle families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Dagle families living in Louisiana. This was about 29% of all the recorded Dagle's in the USA. Louisiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Dagle families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dagle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dagle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Inspector were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dagle. 36% of Dagle men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Dagle women worked as an Inspector. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dagle were Salesman and Student Nurse.

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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

  • Laborer
    36%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Manager
    8%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Inspector
    22%
  • Saleslady
    22%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Student Nurse
    11%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Dagle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dagle 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 588 immigration records available for the last name Dagle. 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 757 military records available for the last name Dagle. For the veterans among your Dagle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dagle lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Dagle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dagle in 1964 was 78, and 83 in 2004.

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