Wagley Family History

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Wagley Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Wagler, although the surname is found in England in the 1881 British census.

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

Similar surnames: Dagley, Wegley, Magley, Cagley, Fagley, Galley, Manley, Swagler

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Wagley Family Origin

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Wagley Family Occupations

What did your Wagley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Wagley occupation in the UK was Boatman. 100% of Wagley's were Boatmans.

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  • Boatman


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

Wagley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wagley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wagley 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 350 immigration records available for the last name Wagley. 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 778 military records available for the last name Wagley. For the veterans among your Wagley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wagley Life Expectancy

What is the average Wagley lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Wagley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Wagley in 1954 was 49, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wagley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wagley 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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