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Cager Family History

Cager Name Meaning

English (Sussex): occupational name for a maker of cages or a jailer Middle English cager (from Old French cagier) an agent derivative of Cage . English: alternatively a topographic name for someone who lived by a cage equivalent to atte Cage (see Cage ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Cage, Gager, Cater, Sager, Hager, Ager, Nager, Comer, Hayer, Baker

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Where is the Cager family from?

You can see how Cager families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cager family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cager families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 20 Cager families living in Quebec. This was about 56% of all the recorded Cager's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Cager families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cager surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cager ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cager. 43% of Cager men worked as a Laborer and 39% of Cager women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cager were Machinist and Laundress. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
  • Cook
  • Laundress
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Cager. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cager 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 845 immigration records available for the last name Cager. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Cager. For the veterans among your Cager ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cager lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Cager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Cager in 1963 was 74, and 91 in 2004.

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