Megan Family History

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Megan Name Meaning

with the stress on the first syllable, this is an Anglicized form of Gaelic Meighan, which, according to MacLysaght, is usually a variant of Meehan or occasionally of Megahan. with the stress on the second syllable, a variant of McGahan.

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


Similar surnames: Moran, Mogan, Regan, Egan, Fegan, Meegan, Mehan, Bean, Man, Mongan

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Megan Family Origin

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Megan Family Occupations

What did your Megan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Megan family was Coachman. The most common Megan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Megan's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Megan.

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Coachman

    4%

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

Megan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Megan Life Expectancy

What is the average Megan lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Megan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Megan in 1966 was 66, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Megan 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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