Wagar Family History

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Wagar Name Meaning

English and German: variant spelling of Wager.

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


Similar surnames: Sagar, Ragar, Wager, Eagar, Agar, Waak, Segar, Agan, Pagan, Baar

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Wagar Family Origin

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Wagar Family Occupations

What did your Wagar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wagar family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wagar. The most common Wagar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Wagar's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    8%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Wagar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wagar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wagar 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wagar. 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 Wagar. For the veterans among your Wagar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wagar Life Expectancy

What is the average Wagar lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Wagar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Wagar in 1943 was 30, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wagar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wagar 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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