Magoun Family History

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Magoun Name Meaning

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

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


Similar surnames: Magoon, Mccoun, Manous, Mcgown, Magowan, Mason, Kahoun, Magin, Mahon

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Magoun Family Origin

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Magoun Family Occupations

What did your Magoun ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Magoun family was Stone Mason. The most common Magoun occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 18% of Magoun's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Music Dealer and Ship Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Magoun.

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  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Music Dealer

    7%
  • Ship Carpenter

    7%
  • Stone Mason

    7%

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

Magoun Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Magoun Life Expectancy

What is the average Magoun lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Magoun life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Magoun in 1955 was 55, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Magoun

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Magoun 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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