Dygert Family History

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Dygert Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Deikert or Teikert, both from old compound personal names formed with Old High German dihan ‘to thrive’ or diot ‘people’ as a first element.

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


Similar surnames: Egert, Dukart, Deckert, Dibert, Tigert, Deger, Tyger, Tygart, Kyger

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Dygert Family Origin

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Dygert Family Occupations

What did your Dygert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dygert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Dygert's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dygert. A less common occupation for the Dygert family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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Dygert Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dygert Life Expectancy

What is the average Dygert lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Dygert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Dygert in 1961 was 53, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dygert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dygert 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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