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Dagg Name Meaning

English: from Old French dague ‘dagger’ (of uncertain origin), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of daggers, or a nickname for someone who carried one. Middle English Dagger is a later development of the same word. The surname was taken to southern Ireland in the 17th century. Scottish: on the evidence of the early spelling Dog, Black believed this possibly to be a form of Doig. German: from a personal name based on Old High German tac ‘day’.

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


Similar surnames: Fagg, Page, Hagg, Wang, Tagg, Kage, Dax, Wagg, Day, Dang

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Dagg Family Origin

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Dagg Family Occupations

What did your Dagg ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dagg. The most common Dagg occupation in Canada was Farmer. 59% of Dagg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dagg family was Farmers Son.

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Going To School

    13%
  • Farm Labourer

    5%
  • Farmers Son

    5%

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Dagg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dagg Life Expectancy

What is the average Dagg lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dagg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Dagg in 1962 was 63, and 89 in 2004.

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