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Agnor Surname Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a place in Akershus, which is apparently named from Old Norse agn{o,}r ‘fishhook’, ‘harpoon barb’, presumably with reference to some topographic feature such as the shape of a neighboring mountain or a crook in a stream.

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


Similar surnames: Egner, Honor, Wagnon, Arner, Agro, Hagner, Aylor, Magnon, Egnor

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Where is the Agnor family from?

You can see how Agnor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Agnor family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Agnor families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Agnor family living in Glamorgan. This was about 50% of all the recorded Agnor's in United Kingdom. Glamorgan and 1 other county had the highest population of Agnor families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Agnor surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Agnor ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Agnor. 23% of Agnor men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Agnor women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Agnor were Farmer and Winder. .

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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
    23%
  • Carpenter
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Farmer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    50%
  • Winder
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Agnor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Agnor 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 74 immigration records available for the last name Agnor. 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 288 military records available for the last name Agnor. For the veterans among your Agnor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Agnor lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Agnor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Agnor in 1959 was 55, and 62 in 2004.

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