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Scraggs Family History

Scraggs Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Scragg, Scroggs, Scaggs, Craggs, Scruggs, Spraggs, Skaggs, Cragg

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Where is the Scraggs family from?

You can see how Scraggs families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Scraggs family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Scraggs families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 32 Scraggs families living in London. This was about 48% of all the recorded Scraggs's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Scraggs families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Scraggs surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Scraggs ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Scraggs. 34% of Scraggs men worked as a Builders Labourer and 89% of Scraggs women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Scraggs were Bus Conductor and Unpaid Domestic Worker. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Builders Labourer
    34%
  • Market Gardener
    34%
  • Bus Conductor
    34%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    89%
  • Old Age Pensioner
    6%
  • Unpaid Domestic Worker
    6%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Scraggs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scraggs census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 319 immigration records available for the last name Scraggs. 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 Cards

There are 467 military records available for the last name Scraggs. For the veterans among your Scraggs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Scraggs lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Scraggs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Scraggs in 1963 was 84, and 58 in 2004.

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