Wagster Family History

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Wagster Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): unexplained. Possibly a variant of Wagstaff.

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


Similar surnames: Paster, Balster, Wager, Aster, Wooster, Caster, Laster, Sangster

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Wagster Family Origin

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Wagster Family Occupations

What did your Wagster ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wagster family was Mail Carrier. Farmer, Census Enumerator and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wagster. The most common Wagster occupation in the USA was Farmer. 72% of Wagster's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    72%
  • Census Enumerator

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Mail Carrier

    6%

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

Wagster Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wagster Life Expectancy

What is the average Wagster lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Wagster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wagster in 1955 was 33, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wagster

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wagster 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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