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Wagle Name Meaning

Norwegian: variant of Vagle . Indian (Maharashtra Goa): Saraswat Brahmin name which appears to be derived from Marathi and Konkani waguḷ ‘bat’ (Sanskrit valgula).

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


Similar surnames: Agle, Wable, Eagle, Lage, Wale, Dagle, Wali, Wege, Wahle, Wald

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Where is the Wagle family from?

You can see how Wagle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wagle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Wagle families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 24 Wagle families living in Ontario. This was about 86% of all the recorded Wagle's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Wagle families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wagle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wagle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Wagle. 22% of Wagle men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Wagle women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wagle were Clerk and Teacher. .

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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
    22%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Clerk
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    18%
  • Stenographer
    18%
  • Clerk
    18%
  • Teacher
    14%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Wagle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wagle 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 503 immigration records available for the last name Wagle. 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 654 military records available for the last name Wagle. For the veterans among your Wagle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wagle lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Wagle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Wagle in 1957 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

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