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Magana Family History

Magana Name Meaning
Spanish (Magaña): habitational name from either of the villages named Magaña, in Soria and Córdoba provinces.

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

163,515 Historical Documents with Magana on Ancestry.com
139,165 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
998 Military Records
5,220 Immigration Records
13,107 Census and Voter Lists
5,025 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Magana Families

  • Number of Magana families
     21 - 40
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Magana families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Magana last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Magana census records

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Magana Family Origin

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Magana Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Magana

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Magana Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Magana census records

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Military Service by Magana

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