Degg Family History

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Degg 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: Pegg, Hegg, Legg, Begg, Kegg, Gegg, Feng, Meng, Berg, Fogg

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Degg Family Origin

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Degg Family Occupations

What did your Degg ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Degg family was Labourer. The most common Degg occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Degg's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Carter and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Degg.

View Census data for Degg | Data not to scale

  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Carter

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Degg ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Degg Historical Records

What Degg family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Degg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Degg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Degg

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Degg. 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 Degg. For the veterans among your Degg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Degg Life Expectancy

What is the average Degg lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Degg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Degg in 1958 was 66, and 90 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Degg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Degg ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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