Cage Family History

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Cage Name Meaning

Reduced form of Irish McCage, a variant of McCaig. English (East Anglia): from Middle English, Old French cage ‘cage’, ‘enclosure’ (Latin cavea ‘container’, ‘cave’), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker and seller of small cages for animals or birds, or a keeper of the large public cage in which petty criminals were confined for short periods of imprisonment.

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

Similar surnames: Cane, Cave, Cape, Cager, Case, Sage, Page, Cade, Cake, Gage

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Cage Family Origin

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Cage Family Occupations

What did your Cage ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Timber Porter At Dock Heavy Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Cage. 24% of Cage men worked as a Timber Porter At Dock Heavy Worker and 78% of Cage women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cage were Builders Merchant and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Timber Porter At Dock Heavy Worker
  • Builders Labourer
  • Engineer Boarding Mc Operater
  • Builders Merchant

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
  • Domestic Servant
  • Unpaid Domestic

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Cage Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Cage. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cage 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 Cage. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Cage. For the veterans among your Cage ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cage Life Expectancy

What is the average Cage lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Cage life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Cage in 1945 was 28, and 69 in 2004.

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