Ignatius Family History

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Ignatius Name Meaning

From the Latin personal name Ignatius (see Ignacio). This is found as a surname in the Netherlands, Finland, and Estonia, among other places.

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


Similar surnames: Ignasiak, Ignacio, Ihnat, Matus, Servatius, Vignali, Blasius, Gustus

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Ignatius Family Origin

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Ignatius Family Occupations

What did your Ignatius ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ignatius. 6% of Ignatius men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Ignatius women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ignatius were Salesman and Biographical Research

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    6%
  • New Worker
    6%
  • Painter
    4%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    22%
  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Beauty Operator
    5%
  • Biographical Research
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ignatius Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ignatius. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ignatius 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 886 immigration records available for the last name Ignatius. 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 496 military records available for the last name Ignatius. For the veterans among your Ignatius ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ignatius Life Expectancy

What is the average Ignatius lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Ignatius life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Ignatius in 1945 was 34, and 87 in 2004.

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