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Agmes Family History

Agmes Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ames, Agnes, Armes, James, Amos, Ades, Agnew, Almen, Ares, Nemes

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Where is the Agmes family from?

You can see how Agmes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Agmes family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Agmes families were found in Scotland in 1871. In 1891 there were 3 Agmes families living in London. This was about 75% of all the recorded Agmes's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Agmes families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Agmes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Agmes ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 92 census records available for the last name Agmes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Agmes 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 11 immigration records available for the last name Agmes. 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 military records available for the last name Agmes. For the veterans among your Agmes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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