Fugate Family History

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Fugate Name Meaning

English: unexplained; most probably a variant of Fugett.

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

Similar surnames: Fugatt, Fugit, Fugitt, Legate, Dugay, Adgate, Ludgate, Fugett, Hogate

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Fugate Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Fugate name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Fugate. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Fugate Family Origin

Where is the Fugate family from?

Fugate Family Occupations

What did your Fugate ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fugate occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Fugate's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fugate. A less common occupation for the Fugate family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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

Fugate Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Fugate. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fugate 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 710 immigration records available for the last name Fugate. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Fugate. For the veterans among your Fugate ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fugate Life Expectancy

What is the average Fugate lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Fugate life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fugate in 1941 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fugate

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fugate 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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