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Vagle Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in Rogaland named Vagle from the dative singular of Old Norse vagl ‘perch roost’ with reference to a high ridge between two lakes. Compare Wagle .

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


Similar surnames: Nagle, Ragle, Vaile, Lagle, Cale, Veale, Cagle, Beagle, Yagle, Vogle

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Where is the Vagle family from?

You can see how Vagle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vagle family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Vagle families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Vagle families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Vagle's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Vagle families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vagle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vagle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Vagle. 38% of Vagle men worked as a Laborer. .

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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
    38%
  • Farmer
    32%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Vagle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vagle 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 303 immigration records available for the last name Vagle. 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 128 military records available for the last name Vagle. For the veterans among your Vagle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vagle lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2003, in the United States, Vagle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Vagle in 1966 was 50, and 62 in 2003.

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