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Delage Name Meaning

French (Burgundy, Charente, and Limousin): from the dialect word age ‘hedge’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by or in a domain enclosed by hedges, or a habitational name for someone from any of various minor places named L’Age from this word.

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


Similar surnames: Lage, Deloge, Delane, Delaney, Delano, Depace, Deluke, Deland

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Where is the Delage family from?

You can see how Delage families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Delage family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Delage families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 218 Delage families living in Quebec. This was about 90% of all the recorded Delage's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Delage families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Delage surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Delage ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Vendeuse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Delage. 43% of Delage men worked as a Cultivateur and 34% of Delage women worked as a Vendeuse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Delage were Agent and Ouvrier.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
    43%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Cultivateur
    12%
  • Agent
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Vendeuse
    34%
  • Servante
    34%
  • Ouvrier
    34%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Delage. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Delage census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 829 immigration records available for the last name Delage. 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 Cards

There are 649 military records available for the last name Delage. For the veterans among your Delage ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Delage lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Delage life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Delage in 1959 was 59, and 87 in 2004.

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