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Kagy Name Meaning

Americanized form of the South German and Swiss surname Kägi, a topographic name from Gehegi, from Middle High German gehage ‘hedge’, ‘fence’ (see Kage).

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


Similar surnames: Kage, Hagy, Kaegi, Kagey, Kay, Keagy, Kamm, Page, Kamp, Wagy

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Where is the Kagy family from?

You can see how Kagy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kagy family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kagy families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Kagy families living in Ohio. This was about 86% of all the recorded Kagy's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Kagy families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kagy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kagy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kagy. 42% of Kagy men worked as a Farmer.

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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
    42%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kagy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kagy 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kagy. 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 334 military records available for the last name Kagy. For the veterans among your Kagy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kagy lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kagy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kagy in 1963 was 57, and 82 in 2004.

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