Magoon Family History

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Magoon Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of Scottish and Irish McGowan. Compare Magoun.

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

Similar surnames: Magoun, Mcgown, Marron, Magowan, Magwood, Mahon, Cahoon, Moon, Mahood

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Magoon Family Origin

Where is the Magoon family from?

Magoon Family Occupations

What did your Magoon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Magoon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Magoon's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Magoon family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Magoon.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer


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

Magoon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Magoon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Magoon 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Magoon. 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 Magoon. For the veterans among your Magoon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Magoon Life Expectancy

What is the average Magoon lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Magoon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Magoon in 1948 was 41, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Magoon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Magoon 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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