Verge Family History

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Verge Name Meaning

English (Kent and London): from Old French verge ‘half-acre’, hence a status name for the owner of that amount of land. Catalan (Vergé): variant of Verger, topographic name from Catalan verger ‘orchard’ (Latin viridiarium) Catalan: possibly also a nickname from verge ‘maiden’ (Latin virgo ‘maiden’).

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

Similar surnames: Verges, Berge, Serge, Pere, Verne, Virgo, Verley, Verde, Large, Edge

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Verge Family Origin

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Verge Family Occupations

What did your Verge ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Verge. 8% of Verge men worked as a General Labourer and 54% of Verge women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Verge were Aircraft Inspector and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Compositor
  • Aircraft Fitter (charge Hand)
  • Aircraft Inspector

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Verge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Verge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Verge 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 Verge. 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 Verge. For the veterans among your Verge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Verge Life Expectancy

What is the average Verge lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Verge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Verge in 1951 was 33, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Verge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Verge 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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