Daigh Family History

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Daigh Name Meaning

Possibly of English origin: unexplained. German: possibly an altered spelling of Deich.

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

Similar surnames: Nigh, Dagg, Daigle, Haig, Dash, Reigh, Dains, Raish, Haigh, Paige

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Daigh Family Origin

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Daigh Family Occupations

What did your Daigh ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Daigh. 32% of Daigh men worked as a Farmer and 55% of Daigh women worked as a House Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Daigh were Proprietor and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Common Labor
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • House Work
  • Maid
  • Housework
  • Clerk

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

Daigh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Daigh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Daigh 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 177 immigration records available for the last name Daigh. 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 454 military records available for the last name Daigh. For the veterans among your Daigh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Daigh Life Expectancy

What is the average Daigh lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Daigh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Daigh in 1959 was 60, and 80 in 2003.

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