Fagg Name Meaning

English (Kent): of uncertain origin. Reaney suggests that it may be a metonymic occupational name for a fish seller or a baker, from Middle English fagge, Old English facg, which denoted a kind of flatfish, and perhaps also a flat loaf. Another Middle English word fagge apparently denoted a fault in the weave of a piece of cloth.

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


Similar surnames: Dagg, Fogg, Figg, Wagg, Kage, Tagg, Stagg, Cage, Flagg, Fare

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Fagg Family Origin

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Fagg Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    12%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Fagg occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 12% of Fagg's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fagg. A less common occupation for the Fagg family was Farmer.

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Between 1944 and 2004, Fagg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Fagg in 1944 was 36, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fagg

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