Flagler Family History

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Flagler Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a maker or user of threshing flails, from an agent derivative of Middle High German vlegel ‘flail’.

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

Similar surnames: Flasher, Nagler, Frager, Flammer, Legler, Swagler, Faler, Flaugher

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Flagler Family Origin

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Flagler Family Occupations

What did your Flagler ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Flagler family was Laborer. Clerk, Blacksmith and Brakman Rr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flagler. The most common Flagler occupation in Canada was Clerk. 25% of Flagler's were Clerks.

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  • Clerk

  • Blacksmith

  • Brakman Rr

  • Laborer


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

Flagler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Flagler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flagler 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 633 immigration records available for the last name Flagler. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Flagler. For the veterans among your Flagler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Flagler Life Expectancy

What is the average Flagler lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Flagler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Flagler in 1950 was 57, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flagler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Flagler ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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