Magalhaes Family History

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Magalhaes Name Meaning

Portuguese or Galician: habitational name from any of various places named Magalhães.

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


Similar surnames: Malpass, Magallanes, Magliano, Nogales, Magana, Canales, Madaras

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Magalhaes Family Origin

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Magalhaes Family Occupations

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Magalhaes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Magalhaes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Magalhaes 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Magalhaes. 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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Magalhaes Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Magalhaes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Magalhaes in 1945 was 24, and 57 in 2004.

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