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Phegley Name Meaning

Variant of Fegley a surname of German or Swiss German origin.

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

Similar surnames: Hefley, Henley, Fegley, Pefley, Hegler, Shigley, Begley, Perley

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Where is the Phegley family from?

You can see how Phegley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Phegley family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Phegley families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 7 Phegley families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 78% of all the recorded Phegley's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Phegley families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Phegley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Phegley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Phegley. 40% of Phegley men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Phegley women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Phegley were Clerk and Seamstress. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Operator
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Phegley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Phegley 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 106 immigration records available for the last name Phegley. 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 815 military records available for the last name Phegley. For the veterans among your Phegley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Phegley lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Phegley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Phegley in 1945 was 39, and 68 in 2004.

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