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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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Where is the Page family from?

You can see how Page families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Page family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Page families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 876 Page families living in Ontario. This was about 54% of all the recorded Page's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Page families in 1911.
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What did your Page ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Page. 20% of Page men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Page women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Page were Cultivateur and Income.

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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
    20%
  • Labourer
    7%
  • Laborer
    5%
  • Cultivateur
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Income
    6%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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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