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Mager Family History

Mager Name Meaning
Dutch and German: nickname for a thin man, Middle Dutch, Middle High German mager. This name also occurs frequently in western Slavic countries, especially Bohemia and Poland.English: variant of Major.Czech: ethnic name for a Hungarian (see Magyar).

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

121,347 Historical Documents with Mager on Ancestry.com
42,659 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,889 Military Records
7,331 Immigration Records
37,914 Census and Voter Lists
27,554 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mager Families

  • Number of Mager families
     92 - 181
     31 - 91
     1 - 30
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mager families
     57 - 112
     20 - 56
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mager families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Mager census records

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Mager Family Origin

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Mager Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Mager

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Mager Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Mager census records

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Mager Civil War Service Records

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