Page Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and French: status name for a young servant, Middle English and Old French page (from Italian paggio, ultimately from Greek paidion, diminutive of pais ‘boy’, ‘child’). The surname is also common in Ireland (especially Ulster and eastern Galway), having been established there since the 16th century. North German: metonymic occupational name for a horse dealer, from Middle Low German page ‘horse’. (Pagé): North American form of French Paget.

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

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Page family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Page. The most common Page occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Page's were Farmers.

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Between 1940 and 2004, Page life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Page in 1940 was 32, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Page

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