Magowan Family History

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Magowan Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: see McGowan.

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

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Magowan Family Origin

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Magowan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Retail Grocer

    9%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Magowan. The most common Magowan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Magowan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Magowan family was Retail Grocer.

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Magowan Historical Records

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Magowan Life Expectancy

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