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Origins of the Cage surname

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About the Cages

We have a total number of 3093 records for people with the last name Cage.

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Where do most Cages live?

In 1921, most Cages lived in South East.

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Interesting facts about Cages

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 2,670 records for the Cage surname. The oldest one dates back to 1559.

Who were Cages most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Cages.

What are the most common Cage first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Cages

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Cages in 1921
General Servant Domestic






House Servant


General Servant


Common Male occupations for Cages in 1921
Agricultural Labourer


Farm Hands




Farm Labourer


Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


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