Stagg Family History

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Stagg Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old English stagga ‘male deer’, ‘stag’. In northern dialects of Middle English the term was also used of a young horse, perhaps under Scandinavian influence, and in some cases this meaning may lie behind the original application of the name.

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

Similar surnames: Tagg, Starr, Dagg, Stang, Sage, Wagg, Stare, Star, Scragg, Stark

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Stagg Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Stagg name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


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Stagg Family Origin

Where is the Stagg family from?

Stagg Family Occupations

What did your Stagg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stagg. A less common occupation for the Stagg family was Laborer. The most common Stagg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Stagg's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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

Stagg Historical Records

What Stagg family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 67,000 census records available for the last name Stagg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stagg 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Stagg. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Stagg. For the veterans among your Stagg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stagg Life Expectancy

What is the average Stagg lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Stagg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Stagg in 1943 was 54, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stagg 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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