Fagley Family History

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Fagley Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from Fagley in West Yorkshire, so named from a dialect word feg ‘coarse grass’ + leye ‘pasture’. Altered spelling of South German Vögele, Vögeli (see Voegele) or of Vög(e)ler (see Vogeler).

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

Similar surnames: Bagley, Dagley, Fawley, Barley, Fadley, Hagley, Farley, Varley

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Fagley Family Origin

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Fagley Family Occupations

What did your Fagley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fagley. 13% of Fagley men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Fagley women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fagley were Machinist and Sewing

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper
  • Secretary
  • Sewing

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

Fagley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fagley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fagley 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 151 immigration records available for the last name Fagley. 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 745 military records available for the last name Fagley. For the veterans among your Fagley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fagley Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Fagley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Fagley in 1942 was 29, and 50 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fagley

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