Cargill Family History

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Cargill Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Cargill, a place in eastern Perthshire.

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


Similar surnames: Cargile, Cardell, Cavill, Carville, Cowgill, Cargal, Cardiel, Carvell

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Cargill Family Origin

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Cargill Family Occupations

What did your Cargill ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cargill family was Hotell Keeper. Farmer, Farmer Son and Lumberer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cargill. The most common Cargill occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Cargill's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farmer Son

    13%
  • Lumberer

    13%
  • Hotell Keeper

    7%

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

Cargill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cargill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cargill 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Cargill. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Cargill. For the veterans among your Cargill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cargill Life Expectancy

What is the average Cargill lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Cargill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Cargill in 1945 was 24, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cargill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cargill 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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