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Lagle Family History

Lagle Name Meaning

variant spelling of German Lägel, metonymic occupational name for a barrel maker, from Lägel ‘small barrel’. (see Legler). Perhaps a respelling of French Laigle, a nickname from the definite article l’ + aigle ‘eagle’ (from Latin aquila).

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


Similar surnames: Eagle, Ragle, Nagle, Lage, Legler, Beagle, Sale, Page, Cale, Yagle

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Where is the Lagle family from?

You can see how Lagle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lagle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lagle families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 6 Lagle families living in North Carolina. This was about 60% of all the recorded Lagle's in the USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Lagle families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lagle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lagle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lagle. 33% of Lagle men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Lagle women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lagle were Miner and Housework.

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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
    33%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Miner
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Housewife
    17%
  • Waitress
    17%
  • Housework
    17%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lagle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lagle 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 165 immigration records available for the last name Lagle. 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 509 military records available for the last name Lagle. For the veterans among your Lagle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lagle lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Lagle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Lagle in 1950 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

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