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Saggese Family History

Saggese Name Meaning

Italian: perhaps a habitational name from a minor place in Foggia province named Saggese; however, the concentration of the modern surname in San Giuseppe Vesuviano in Naples province suggests that a different source is involved.

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

Similar surnames: Lanese, Annese, Palese, Sales, Scalese, Pavese, Marrese, Vallese

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Where is the Saggese family from?

You can see how Saggese families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Saggese family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Saggese families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 6 Saggese families living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Saggese's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Saggese families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Saggese surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Saggese ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Saggese. 40% of Saggese men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Saggese women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Saggese were Truck Driver and Operator.

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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

  • Laborer
  • Tailor
  • Miner
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Finisher
  • Operator
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Saggese. 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 338 military records available for the last name Saggese. For the veterans among your Saggese ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Saggese lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Saggese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Saggese in 1955 was 60, and 85 in 2004.

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