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Dangle Family History

Dangle Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Dingle, Angle, Daigle, Pangle, Nangle, Dangler, Bangle, Dagle, Mangle

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Where is the Dangle family from?

You can see how Dangle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dangle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dangle families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Dangle families living in Devon. This was about 50% of all the recorded Dangle's in United Kingdom. Devon had the highest population of Dangle families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dangle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dangle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dangle. 29% of Dangle men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Dangle women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dangle were Foreman and Hairdresser. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Mechanic
    22%
  • Machinist
    22%
  • Foreman
    15%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    43%
  • Teacher
    29%
  • Hairdresser
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dangle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dangle 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 115 immigration records available for the last name Dangle. 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 227 military records available for the last name Dangle. For the veterans among your Dangle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dangle lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Dangle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dangle in 1960 was 63, and 73 in 2003.

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