Magness Family History

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Magness Name Meaning

English or Irish: probably a variant of Magnus.

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

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Magness Family Origin

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Magness Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Magness family was Laborer. The most common Magness occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Magness's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Magness.

Source: Census data for Magness | Data not to scale

Magness Historical Records

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Magness Life Expectancy

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