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Magnuson Family History

Magnuson Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of Swedish Magnusson or Danish and Norwegian Magnussen.

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

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Name Distribution of Magnuson Families

  • Number of Magnuson families
     161 - 320
     54 - 160
     1 - 53
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Magnuson families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Magnuson last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Magnuson Family Origin

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Magnuson Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Magnuson

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Magnuson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Magnuson Civil War Service Records

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