Megahan Family History

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Megahan Name Meaning

with the stress on the first syllable, this is an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maothagáin ‘descendant of Maothagán’, a derivative of maoth ‘soft’. with the stress on the second syllable, it is a variant of McGahan.

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


Similar surnames: Megan, Mcgahan, Meehan, Gahan, Mahan, Monahan, Teahan, Lenahan

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Megahan Family Origin

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Megahan Family Occupations

What did your Megahan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Plasterer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Megahan. A less common occupation for the Megahan family was Tailor. The most common Megahan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Megahan's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    23%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Plasterer

    15%
  • Tailor

    15%

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

Megahan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Megahan Life Expectancy

What is the average Megahan lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Megahan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Megahan in 1963 was 82, and 76 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Megahan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Megahan 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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