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Magoon Family History

Magoon Name Meaning
Probably an altered form of Scottish and Irish McGowan. Compare Magoun.

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

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16,646 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,976 Military Records
1,228 Immigration Records
10,009 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Magoon Families

  • Number of Magoon families
     45 - 87
     16 - 44
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Magoon families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Magoon last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Magoon census records

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Magoon Family Origin

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Magoon Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Magoon

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Magoon Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Magoon census records

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Magoon Civil War Service Records

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