Turnage Family History

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Turnage Name Meaning

English: unexplained; in England it is associated chiefly with Essex. Probably an Americanized spelling of German Türnich, of unexplained origin.

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

Similar surnames: Cubbage, Burnap, Turner, Furnace, Turney, Hufnagle, Turnmire, Burrage

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Turnage Family Origin

Where is the Turnage family from?

Turnage Family Occupations

What did your Turnage ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Turnage family was Farm Laborer. The most common Turnage occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Turnage's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Turnage.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer


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

Turnage Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Turnage. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Turnage 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 682 immigration records available for the last name Turnage. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Turnage. For the veterans among your Turnage ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Turnage Life Expectancy

What is the average Turnage lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Turnage life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Turnage in 1944 was 44, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Turnage

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Turnage 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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