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Magallanes Family History

Magallanes Name Meaning
Spanish: habitational name from the village of Magaláns (Castilian Magalanes) in Pontevedra province.

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

54,591 Historical Documents with Magallanes on Ancestry
46,479 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
212 Military Records
2,209 Immigration Records
2,952 Census and Voter Lists
2,739 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Magallanes Families

  • Number of Magallanes families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Magallanes families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Magallanes last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Magallanes Family Origin

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Magallanes Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Magallanes

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Magallanes Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Magallanes census records

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Military Service by Magallanes

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