Wagg Name Meaning

nickname from Old English wagian ‘to shake or waddle’. topographic name from Middle English wagge ‘marsh’, ‘bog’.

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


Similar surnames: Dagg, Wigg, Waag, Fagg, Tagg, Wang, Wall, Wragg, Wage, Hagg

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Wagg Family Origin

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Wagg Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Butcher

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wagg. The most common Wagg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Wagg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wagg family was Butcher.

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Wagg Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, Wagg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Wagg in 1956 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wagg

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