Daigle Family History

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Daigle Name Meaning

French version of the German surname Degler ‘potter’, reinterpreted by folk etymology as D’Aigle ‘of the eagle’. Altered spelling of South German Daigl, a metonymic occupational name for a baker, from Middle High German teic ‘dough’ + the diminutive suffix -el.

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


Similar surnames: Daigler, Geigle, Dagle, Faille, Angle, Dingle, Dagley, Pangle, Haidle

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Daigle Family Origin

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Daigle Family Occupations

What did your Daigle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Daigle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Daigle's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Daigle. A less common occupation for the Daigle family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Daigle Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Daigle Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Daigle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Daigle in 1944 was 61, and 75 in 2004.

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