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Cagley Name Meaning

Altered form of Kegley a surname of German origin.

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

Similar surnames: Magley, Dagley, Capley, Cilley, Nagley, Wagley, Fagley, Carley, Cagle

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Where is the Cagley family from?

You can see how Cagley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cagley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cagley families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 37 Cagley families living in Ontario. This was about 93% of all the recorded Cagley's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Cagley families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cagley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cagley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cagley. 25% of Cagley men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Cagley women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cagley were Carpenter and Housekeeper. .

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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
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cagley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cagley 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 213 immigration records available for the last name Cagley. 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 403 military records available for the last name Cagley. For the veterans among your Cagley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cagley lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Cagley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Cagley in 1955 was 27, and 85 in 2004.

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