Paige Family History

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Paige Name Meaning

English (mainly London): variant spelling of Page.

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

Similar surnames: Gaige, Paine, Parke, Page, Laine, Price, Tagge, Prime, Age, Sarge

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Paige Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Paige name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Paige. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


  • Germanic Europe


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Paige Family Origin

Where is the Paige family from?

Paige Family Occupations

What did your Paige ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Paige. The most common Paige occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Paige's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Paige family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Paige Historical Records

What Paige family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 42,000 census records available for the last name Paige. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Paige 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Paige. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Paige. For the veterans among your Paige ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Paige Life Expectancy

What is the average Paige lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Paige life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Paige in 1940 was 65, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Paige

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Paige 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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