Wagle Family History

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Wagle Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in Rogaland named Vagle, from the dative singular of Old Norse vagl ‘perch’, ‘roost’, with reference to a high ridge between two lakes. Indian (Maharashtra, Goa); pronounced as wah-glay: Hindu (Brahman) name found among Saraswat Brahmans. It appears to be derived from Marathi and Konkani wagu?l ‘bat’ (Sanskrit valgula).

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

Similar surnames: Agle, Wable, Eagle, Lage, Wale, Dagle, Wali, Wege, Wahle, Wald

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Wagle Family Origin

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Wagle Family Occupations

What did your Wagle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wagle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Wagle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wagle family was Dry Goods Merchant. Farmer, Carpenter and Black Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wagle.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Black Smith

  • Dry Goods Merchant


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Wagle Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 503 immigration records available for the last name Wagle. 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 654 military records available for the last name Wagle. For the veterans among your Wagle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wagle Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Wagle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Wagle in 1957 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

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