Magers Family History

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Magers Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and English: patronymic from Mager.

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

Similar surnames: Mager, Mayers, Agers, Wagers, Jagers, Mages, Eggers, Hagens, Miers

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Magers Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Magers name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Magers. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Magers Family Origin

Where is the Magers family from?

Magers Family Occupations

What did your Magers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Magers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Magers's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Magers. A less common occupation for the Magers family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer


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

Magers Historical Records

What Magers family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Magers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Magers 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 736 immigration records available for the last name Magers. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Magers. For the veterans among your Magers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Magers Life Expectancy

What is the average Magers lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Magers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Magers in 1951 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Magers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Magers 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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