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Agnes Name Meaning

Greek: metronymic from the female personal name Hagne, from hagne ‘pure’. Greek: shortened form of the patronymics Agnidis or Agniadis, from the male personal name Agnas. Hungarian (Ágnes): from the female personal name Ágnes (see 2).

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


Similar surnames: Annis, Aynes, Anes, Manes, Arney, Magnus, Denes, Agnew, Agner, Ales

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Agnes Family Origin

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Agnes Family Occupations

What did your Agnes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Agnes occupation in the UK was Farmer. 18% of Agnes's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Corn Miller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Agnes. A less common occupation for the Agnes family was Dressmaker.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Coal Miner

    9%
  • Corn Miller

    9%
  • Dressmaker

    9%

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

Agnes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Agnes Life Expectancy

What is the average Agnes lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Agnes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Agnes in 1950 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Agnes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Agnes 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.

Famous Agnes Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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