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Nagle Name Meaning

Irish (Cork): Anglicized form of Mac an Óglaigh ‘son of the soldier’. There has been considerable confusion with Nangle (Irish de Nógla). South German (Nägle): see Naegle . Americanized form of German and Dutch Nagel .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Agle, Nagler, Nogle, Naugle, Nale, Lagle, Ragle, Yagle, Nagley

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Where is the Nagle family from?

You can see how Nagle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nagle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Nagle families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 138 Nagle families living in Ontario. This was about 56% of all the recorded Nagle's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Nagle families in 1911.
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What did your Nagle ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Nagle. 43% of Nagle men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Nagle women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nagle were Blacksmith and Retired Merchant. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Engineer
  • Labourer
  • Blacksmith

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Clerk
  • Operator
  • Teacher
  • Retired Merchant
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Census Records

There are 86,000 census records available for the last name Nagle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nagle 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Nagle. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Nagle. For the veterans among your Nagle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nagle lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Nagle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Nagle in 1945 was 30, and 77 in 2004.

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