Wagg Family History

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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

What did your Wagg ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith

  • Butcher


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

Wagg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Wagg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wagg 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wagg. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wagg. For the veterans among your Wagg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wagg Life Expectancy

What is the average Wagg lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wagg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wagg 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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