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Stagg Family History

Stagg Name Meaning

English: nickname for a strong powerful or virile man from Middle English stag(ge) ‘stag male deer’ (Old English stagga). In northern dialects of Middle English perhaps under Scandinavian influence the term was also used of a young horse especially one unbroken.

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


Similar surnames: Tagg, Starr, Dagg, Stang, Sage, Wagg, Stare, Star, Scragg, Stark

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Where is the Stagg family from?

You can see how Stagg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stagg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stagg families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 88 Stagg families living in Ontario. This was about 59% of all the recorded Stagg's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Stagg families in 1911.
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What did your Stagg ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Stagg. 21% of Stagg men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Stagg women worked as an 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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Fisherman
    13%
  • Labourer
    11%
  • Clerk
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Operator
    100%
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Census Records

There are 67,000 census records available for the last name Stagg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stagg 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Stagg. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Stagg. For the veterans among your Stagg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stagg lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Stagg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Stagg in 1943 was 54, and 73 in 2004.

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