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Lage Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of the several places called Lage in Galicia and Portugal, named with lage, laxe ‘flat rock or slab of stone’, or a topographic name for someone who lived by such a rock. French: habitational name from any of a number of places named L’Age, age being a regional variant of French haie ‘hedge’. Danish: from the personal name Laghi, Old Norse Lage (see Lageson). North German, Dutch, and Danish: habitational name from any of several places named Lage or Laage, all in northern Germany. The name denotes a free, open space between wooded areas.

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


Similar surnames: Loge, Lade, Hage, Lake, Lague, Sage, Lare, Lago, Lane, Page

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Where is the Lage family from?

You can see how Lage families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lage family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lage families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Lage families living in Louisiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Lage's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Lage families in 1840.
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What did your Lage ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lage. 32% of Lage men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Lage women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lage were Farming and Housekeeper.

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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
    32%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Farming
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    14%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Cook
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Lage. 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 26,000 military records available for the last name Lage. For the veterans among your Lage ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lage lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lage life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Lage in 1962 was 79, and 79 in 2004.

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