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Daigle Name Meaning

French version of the German surname Degler ‘potter’, reinterpreted by folk etymology as D’Aigle ‘of the eagle’. Altered spelling of South German Daigl, a metonymic occupational name for a baker, from Middle High German teic ‘dough’ + the diminutive suffix -el.

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


Similar surnames: Daigler, Geigle, Dagle, Faille, Angle, Dingle, Dagley, Pangle, Haidle

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Daigle Family Origin

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Daigle Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Daigle. The most common Daigle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Daigle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Daigle family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Daigle Historical Records

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Daigle Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Daigle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Daigle in 1944 was 61, and 75 in 2004.

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