Page Family History

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Page Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and French: status name for a young servant, Middle English and Old French page (from Italian paggio, ultimately from Greek paidion, diminutive of pais ‘boy’, ‘child’). The surname is also common in Ireland (especially Ulster and eastern Galway), having been established there since the 16th century. North German: metonymic occupational name for a horse dealer, from Middle Low German page ‘horse’. (Pagé): North American form of French Paget.

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

Similar surnames: Pate, Pape, Pagel, Gage, Kage, Cage, Sage, Hage, Pace, Wage

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Page Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Page name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Page. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Page Family Origin

Where is the Page family from?

Page Family Occupations

What did your Page ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Page family was Labourer. The most common Page occupation in Canada was Farmer. 21% of Page's were Farmers. Farmer, Cultivateur and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Page.

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  • Farmer

  • Cultivateur

  • Going To School

  • Labourer


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Page Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1 million census records available for the last name Page. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Page 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 103,000 immigration records available for the last name Page. 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 313,000 military records available for the last name Page. For the veterans among your Page ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Page Life Expectancy

What is the average Page lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Page life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Page in 1940 was 32, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Page 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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