Dagley Family History

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Dagley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from an unidentified place, most probably in the West Midlands, where the surname is concentrated today. Americanized spelling of German Dägele (see Dagle) or Degele, from a short form of any of several Germanic personal names formed with Old High German diot ‘people’, ‘nation’.

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

Similar surnames: Dagle, Bagley, Magley, Fagley, Wagley, Darley, Cagley, Marley, Hagley

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Dagley Family Origin

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Dagley Family Occupations

What did your Dagley ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Dagley. 22% of Dagley men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Dagley women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dagley were Laborer and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Fisherman
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Servant
  • Book Keeper
  • Domestic
  • Farmer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Dagley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Dagley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dagley 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 619 immigration records available for the last name Dagley. 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 Dagley. For the veterans among your Dagley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dagley Life Expectancy

What is the average Dagley lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Dagley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dagley in 1950 was 20, and 75 in 2004.

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