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Agin Family History

Agin Surname Meaning

Bosnian and Serbian: from aga, status name for a Turkish dignitary belonging to the lowest rank of Turkish nobility. Russian: nickname for an illegitimate child, meaning ‘son of Elágin’ (a female name), a variant of Elága, a pet form of a baptismal name beginning with El-.

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


Similar surnames: Magin, Amin, Makin, Savin, Cain, Hain, Garin, Dein, Main, Agan

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Where is the Agin family from?

You can see how Agin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Agin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Agin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 3 Agin families living in London. This was about 60% of all the recorded Agin's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Agin families in 1891.
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What did your Agin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Agin. 24% of Agin men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Agin women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Agin were Truck Driver and Saleslady. .

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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
    24%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    14%
  • Housewife
    14%
  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Saleslady
    7%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Agin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Agin 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 678 immigration records available for the last name Agin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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

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What is the average Agin lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Agin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Agin in 1957 was 56, and 86 in 2004.

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