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

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Going To School

    13%
  • Farm Labourer

    5%
  • Farmers Son

    5%

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

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Between 1962 and 2004, 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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