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Musgrove Family History

Musgrove Name Meaning
English (Cumbria): habitational name from either of two villages in Cumbria, named in Old English with mus ‘mouse’ (perhaps a byname) + graf ‘grove’ (see Grove 1). The Norman surname de Mucegros, established in Herefordshire and elsewhere in the 12th and 13th centuries, is unrelated and has died out.

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

302,068 Historical Documents with Musgrove on Ancestry.com
71,849 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,522 Military Records
4,402 Immigration Records
50,582 Census and Voter Lists
167,713 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Musgrove Families

  • Number of Musgrove families
     34 - 65
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Musgrove families
     105 - 207
     36 - 104
     1 - 35
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Musgrove families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Musgrove Family Origin

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Musgrove Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Musgrove

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Musgrove Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Musgrove census records

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Musgrove Civil War Service Records

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