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Daggett Family History

Daggett Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): perhaps from an Old French personal name Daguet a pet form of ancient Germanic Dago. Alternatively from Old French daguet a diminutive of dague ‘dagger’ for one who wore or threatened to use a dagger. Compare Dagg and Dagger .

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


Similar surnames: Haggett, Targett, Suggett, Maggert, Pagett, Waggett, Doggett, Hargett

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Where is the Daggett family from?

You can see how Daggett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Daggett family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Daggett families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 77 Daggett families living in Yorkshire. This was about 29% of all the recorded Daggett's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Daggett families in 1891.
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What did your Daggett ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Retired and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Daggett. 100% of Daggett men worked as a Retired and 64% of Daggett women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Retired
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    64%
  • Unpaid Household Duties
    6%
  • Private Means
    6%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
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Census Records

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Daggett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Daggett census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Daggett. 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 Cards

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Daggett. For the veterans among your Daggett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Daggett lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Daggett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Daggett in 1947 was 63, and 76 in 2004.

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