Eagle Name Meaning

English (mainly East Anglia): nickname for a lordly, impressive, or sharp-eyed man, from Middle English egle ‘eagle’ (from Old French aigle, from Latin aquila). English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Laigle in Orne, France, the name of which ostensibly means ‘the eagle’, although it is possible that the recorded forms result from the operation of early folk etymology on some unknown original. Matilda de Aquila is recorded in 1129 as the widow of Robert Mowbray, Earl of Northumberland. Jewish: translation into English of Adler.

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


Similar surnames: Lagle, Beagle, Male, Eagles, Gage, Wagle, Agle, Page, Ragle, Neagle

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Eagle Family Origin

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Eagle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Labourer

    11%
  • Going To School

    8%
  • Servant

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Eagle family was Servant. Farmer, Labourer and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eagle. The most common Eagle occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Eagle's were Farmers.

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Between 1948 and 2004, Eagle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Eagle in 1948 was 38, and 74 in 2004.

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