Padgett Family History

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Padgett Name Meaning

English (mainly West Yorkshire): from a Middle English diminutive of page, a status name for a young servant.

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

Similar surnames: Page, Badgett, Pallett, Parrett, Puckett, Hazlett, Pidgeon, Paget

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Padgett Family Origin

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Padgett Family Occupations

What did your Padgett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Padgett. The most common Padgett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Padgett's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Padgett family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Padgett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Padgett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Padgett 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Padgett. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Padgett. For the veterans among your Padgett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Padgett Life Expectancy

What is the average Padgett lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Padgett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Padgett in 1942 was 25, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Padgett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Padgett 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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