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Staggs Name Meaning

English (Middlesex and Essex): variant of Stagg with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

Similar surnames: Skaggs, Baggs, Scaggs, Stagg, Stacks, Starks, Suggs, Spriggs, Stairs

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Where is the Staggs family from?

You can see how Staggs families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Staggs family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Staggs families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Staggs family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Staggs's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Staggs families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Staggs surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Staggs ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Staggs. 26% of Staggs men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Staggs women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Staggs were Farm Laborer and Housework. .

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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
  • Farming
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Seamstress
  • Housekeeper
  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Staggs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Staggs 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 510 immigration records available for the last name Staggs. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Staggs. For the veterans among your Staggs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Staggs lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Staggs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Staggs in 1942 was 42, and 69 in 2004.

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