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Magill Family History

Magill Name Meaning
Anglicized form of Mac an Ghoill ‘son of the lowlander or stranger’. In Ireland the name was given to the descendants of early Anglo-Norman settlers.probably in some cases a short form of a surname beginning Mac Giolla.

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

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57,164 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
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7,474 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Magill Families

  • Number of Magill families
     74 - 145
     25 - 73
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Magill families
     40 - 78
     14 - 39
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Magill families
     24 - 46
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Magill Family Origin

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Magill Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Magill

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Magill Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Magill Civil War Service Records

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