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Wagy Surname Meaning

Americanized form of German Wege .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Waggy, Kagy, Way, Wage, Hagy, Wall, Kage, Bay, Page, Wege

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Where is the Wagy family from?

You can see how Wagy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wagy family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Wagy families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 10 Wagy families living in Alberta. This was about 63% of all the recorded Wagy's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Wagy families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wagy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wagy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Wagy. 29% of Wagy men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Wagy women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wagy were Proprietor and Bookkeeper. .

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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
    29%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Truck Driver
    14%
  • Proprietor
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    28%
  • Cook
    19%
  • Seamstress
    19%
  • Bookkeeper
    19%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wagy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wagy 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 203 immigration records available for the last name Wagy. 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 294 military records available for the last name Wagy. For the veterans among your Wagy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wagy lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Wagy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Wagy in 1951 was 35, and 80 in 2004.

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