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Bagge Family History

Bagge Name Meaning

English: from Middle English bagge ‘bag’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of bags and sacks of various kinds, including wallets and purses. English: from the Germanic personal name Bac(c)o, Bahho (see Bacon 1). Swedish: nickname or soldier’s name from Swedish bagge ‘ram’. Danish: from a personal name of uncertain derivation.

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


Similar surnames: Barge, Bogle, Bugge, Tagge, Gage, Balle, Page, Hagge, Babe, Hegge

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Where is the Bagge family from?

You can see how Bagge families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bagge family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Bagge families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 8 Bagge families living in Ontario. This was about 38% of all the recorded Bagge's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Bagge families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bagge surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bagge ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bagge. 23% of Bagge men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Bagge women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bagge were Proprietor and Housework.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Carpenter
    9%
  • Proprietor
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    34%
  • Housewife
    23%
  • Seamstress
    23%
  • Housework
    23%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Bagge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bagge census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bagge. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 775 military records available for the last name Bagge. For the veterans among your Bagge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bagge lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Bagge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Bagge in 1952 was 39, and 84 in 2004.

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