Waggoner Family History

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Waggoner Name Meaning

English: variant of Wagoner. Americanized form of German Wagner.

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


Similar surnames: Wagoner, Waggener, Wainer, Wagener, Wegner, Laughner, Wagler, Wanger

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Waggoner Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Waggoner name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    56%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    18%

  • Germanic Europe

    9%

  • Norway

    4%

  • Sweden

    3%

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Waggoner Family Origin

Where is the Waggoner family from?

Waggoner Family Occupations

What did your Waggoner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Waggoner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Waggoner's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waggoner. A less common occupation for the Waggoner family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Waggoner Historical Records

What Waggoner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 69,000 census records available for the last name Waggoner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Waggoner 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Waggoner. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Waggoner. For the veterans among your Waggoner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Waggoner Life Expectancy

What is the average Waggoner lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Waggoner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Waggoner in 1943 was 27, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waggoner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Waggoner 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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