Nagle Family History

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Nagle Name Meaning

Irish (County Cork): variant of Nangle or, according to Woulfe, possibly an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Óglaigh ‘son of the soldier’ (a County Sligo name formerly Anglicized as MacNogly). German and Dutch: Americanized spelling of Nagel or dialect Nägle.

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

Similar surnames: Agle, Nagler, Nogle, Naugle, Nale, Lagle, Ragle, Yagle, Nagley

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Nagle Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Nagle name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Nagle. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


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Nagle Family Origin

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Nagle Family Occupations

What did your Nagle ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Blacksmith and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nagle. A less common occupation for the Nagle family was Laundress. The most common Nagle occupation in the UK was Labourer. 10% of Nagle's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Blacksmith

  • Coal Miner

  • Laundress


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

Nagle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 86,000 census records available for the last name Nagle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nagle 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Nagle. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Nagle. For the veterans among your Nagle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nagle Life Expectancy

What is the average Nagle lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Nagle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Nagle in 1945 was 30, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nagle 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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