Waage Family History

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Waage Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from Middle High German wage, Middle Dutch waghe ‘scales’, hence a metonymic occupational name for an official responsible for weighing produce, especially produce offered as rent in kind, or else for checking weights and measures used by merchants. Norwegian: variant of Voge.

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

Similar surnames: Wage, Waag, Haage, Gage, Stage, Page, Haagen, Maag, Wrage, Bagge

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Waage Family Origin

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Waage Family Occupations

What did your Waage ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Waage family was Farmer. Minister, Dairy Keeper and Doctor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waage. The most common Waage occupation in the USA was Minister. 29% of Waage's were Ministers.

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  • Minister

  • Dairy Keeper

  • Doctor

  • Farmer


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

Waage Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Waage Life Expectancy

What is the average Waage lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Waage life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Waage in 1946 was 52, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waage

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Waage 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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