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Delage Name Meaning

French (mainly Charente and Limousin): from the dialect word age ‘hedge’ hence a topographic name for someone who lived by or in a domain enclosed by hedges or a habitational name for someone from any of various minor places called L'Age from this word. Compare Deloge .

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

Similar surnames: Lage, Deloge, Delane, Delaney, Delano, Depace, Deluke, Deland

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Where is the Delage family from?

You can see how Delage families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Delage family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Delage families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there was 1 Delage family living in Alabama. This was about 50% of all the recorded Delage's in USA. Alabama and 1 other state had the highest population of Delage families in 1840.
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What did your Delage ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Delage. 29% of Delage men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Delage women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Delage were Unemployed and Housewife. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Mechanic
  • Unemployed

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Housekeeper
  • Winder
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Delage. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Delage 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 829 immigration records available for the last name Delage. 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 649 military records available for the last name Delage. For the veterans among your Delage ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Delage lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Delage life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Delage in 1959 was 59, and 87 in 2004.

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