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Dague Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Deeg . French: from Old French dague ‘dagger’ applied as a nickname for someone who carried a dagger or possibly a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of daggers.

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


Similar surnames: Dagg, Dame, Dace, Gage, Page, Lague, Dade, Larue, Lage, Gagne

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Where is the Dague family from?

You can see how Dague families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dague family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dague families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Dague families living in Louisiana. This was about 48% of all the recorded Dague's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Dague families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dague surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dague ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dague. 24% of Dague men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Dague women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dague were Truck Driver and Teacher. .

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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
    24%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    18%
  • Stenographer
    11%
  • House Wife
    9%
  • Teacher
    9%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Dague. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dague 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 271 immigration records available for the last name Dague. 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 Dague. For the veterans among your Dague ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dague lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Dague life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Dague in 1945 was 35, and 70 in 2004.

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