Macgaffin Family History

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Macgaffin Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Mcgaffin, Mcgiffin, Mcguffin, Magoffin, Mcgaffey, Chaffin, Mchaffie

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Macgaffin Family Origin

Where is the Macgaffin family from?

Macgaffin Family Occupations

What did your Macgaffin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Lawyer was the top reported job for people in the US named Macgaffin.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Lawyer
    100%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Macgaffin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25 census records available for the last name Macgaffin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Macgaffin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 29 immigration records available for the last name Macgaffin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 7 military records available for the last name Macgaffin. For the veterans among your Macgaffin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Macgaffin Life Expectancy

What is the average Macgaffin lifespan?

Between 1998 and 2000, in the United States, Macgaffin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Macgaffin in 1998 was 84, and 86 in 2000.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Macgaffin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Macgaffin ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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