Maga Family History

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Maga Name Meaning

Polish: from Middle High German mage ‘blood relative’ (literally ‘belly’). Possibly also a Polish nickname from a derivative of the dialect word magac ‘to wave’. Romanian (Maga): from Hungarian mag ‘seed’.

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

Similar surnames: Miga, Moga, Mega, Mak, Maza, Magan, Magda, Magar, Varga, Lapa

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Maga Family Origin

Where is the Maga family from?

Maga Family Occupations

What did your Maga ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House, House Keeper and Huckster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maga. The most common Maga occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 40% of Maga's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Maga family was Retail Grocery.

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  • Keeping House

  • House Keeper

  • Huckster

  • Retail Grocery


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Maga ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Maga Historical Records

What Maga family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Maga. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maga census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Maga

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Maga. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Maga. For the veterans among your Maga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maga Life Expectancy

What is the average Maga lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Maga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Maga in 1963 was 65, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maga

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maga 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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