Mangum Family History

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Mangum Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Probably an Americanized form of English Mangham.

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

Similar surnames: Markum, Marcum, Mangan, Hannum, Mangrum, Mang, Manger, Maytum

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Mangum Family Origin

Where is the Mangum family from?

Mangum Family Occupations

What did your Mangum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mangum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Mangum's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mangum. A less common occupation for the Mangum family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Mangum Historical Records

What Mangum family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Mangum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mangum 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 Mangum. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Mangum. For the veterans among your Mangum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mangum Life Expectancy

What is the average Mangum lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mangum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mangum in 1944 was 25, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mangum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mangum 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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