Dagg Family History

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Dagg Name Meaning

English: from Old French dague ‘dagger’ (of uncertain origin), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of daggers, or a nickname for someone who carried one. Middle English Dagger is a later development of the same word. The surname was taken to southern Ireland in the 17th century. Scottish: on the evidence of the early spelling Dog, Black believed this possibly to be a form of Doig. German: from a personal name based on Old High German tac ‘day’.

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

Similar surnames: Fagg, Page, Hagg, Wang, Tagg, Kage, Dax, Wagg, Day, Dang

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Dagg Family Origin

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Dagg Family Occupations

What did your Dagg ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dagg. 24% of Dagg men worked as a General Labourer and 68% of Dagg women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dagg were Reacher In Cotton Mill and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Shepherd
  • Farmer
  • Reacher In Cotton Mill

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Household Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Incapacitated

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

Dagg Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Dagg. 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 Dagg. For the veterans among your Dagg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dagg Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dagg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Dagg in 1962 was 63, and 89 in 2004.

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