Lagos Family History

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Lagos Name Meaning

Spanish, Galician, and Portuguese: habitational name from any of the numerous places named Lagos, especially in Galicia. Greek: nickname for a timid person or a fast runner, from Greek lagos ‘hare’, or a reduced form of a patronymic based on such a nickname, such as Lagoudakis.

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

Similar surnames: Lago, Lazos, Banos, Matos, Lage, Lemos, Lugo, Dragos, Manos, Makos

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Lagos Family Origin

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Lagos Family Occupations

What did your Lagos ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lagos occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 100% of Lagos's were Farm Laborers.

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  • Farm Laborer


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Lagos Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lagos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lagos 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lagos. 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 Lagos. For the veterans among your Lagos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lagos Life Expectancy

What is the average Lagos lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lagos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Lagos in 1962 was 77, and 65 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lagos 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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