Wagnon Family History

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Wagnon Name Meaning

French: habitational name from a place in Novion-Porcien (Ardennes), so named from the Germanic personal name Wanio. Northern French: from a diminutive of Wagneur, an occupational name for a farmer, from French gagneur, Walloon and Picard wagneu(r) ‘farmer’. Compare Gagnon.

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


Similar surnames: Magnon, Watton, Cannon, Magnan, Marron, Mannon, Agron, Gagnon, Agnor

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Wagnon Family Origin

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Wagnon Family Occupations

What did your Wagnon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wagnon. A less common occupation for the Wagnon family was Keeping House. The most common Wagnon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Wagnon's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Wagnon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wagnon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wagnon 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wagnon. 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 Wagnon. For the veterans among your Wagnon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wagnon Life Expectancy

What is the average Wagnon lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Wagnon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Wagnon in 1944 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wagnon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wagnon 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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