Margetts Family History

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Margetts Name Meaning

English: metronymic from a form of the female personal name Margaret, via Late Latin Margarita from Greek margarites ‘pearl’. This was borne by several early Christian saints, and became a popular female personal name throughout Europe. The vocabulary word was borrowed into Latin and Greek from a Semitic source, and is probably ultimately from Persian morvarid ‘pearl’.

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

Similar surnames: Margeson, Margerum, Martis, Margotta, Marietta, Majette, Sargent

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Margetts Family Origin

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Margetts Family Occupations

What did your Margetts ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Blacksmith, Boiler Maker and Boot Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Margetts. The most common Margetts occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 13% of Margetts's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Margetts family was Brewer.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Boiler Maker

  • Boot Maker

  • Brewer


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Margetts Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Margetts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Margetts 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 Margetts. 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 Margetts. For the veterans among your Margetts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Margetts Life Expectancy

What is the average Margetts lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Margetts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Margetts in 1962 was 71, and 56 in 2004.

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