Magoffin Family History

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Magoffin Name Meaning

Variant of northern Irish McGaffin.

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


Similar surnames: Moffit, Mcgaffin, Moffat, Laffin, Mcgowin, Gaffin, Mcgoff, Mehaffie

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Magoffin Family Origin

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Magoffin Family Occupations

What did your Magoffin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Magoffin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Magoffin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Magoffin family was Druggist. Farmer, Stock Dealer and Clergyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Magoffin.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Stock Dealer

    13%
  • Clergyman

    7%
  • Druggist

    7%

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

Magoffin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Magoffin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Magoffin 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 Magoffin. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Magoffin. For the veterans among your Magoffin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Magoffin Life Expectancy

What is the average Magoffin lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Magoffin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Magoffin in 1963 was 74, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Magoffin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Magoffin 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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