Daigle Family History

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Daigle Name Meaning

French version of the German surname Degler ‘potter’, reinterpreted by folk etymology as D’Aigle ‘of the eagle’. Altered spelling of South German Daigl, a metonymic occupational name for a baker, from Middle High German teic ‘dough’ + the diminutive suffix -el.

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

Similar surnames: Daigler, Geigle, Dagle, Faille, Angle, Dingle, Dagley, Pangle, Haidle

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Daigle Family Origin

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Daigle Family Occupations

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

  • Cultivateur

  • Farmer

  • Journalier

  • Fermier


In 1881, a less common occupation for the Daigle family was Fermier. The most common Daigle occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 24% of Daigle's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Farmer and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Daigle.

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Daigle Life Expectancy

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