Meggett Family History

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Meggett Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the female personal name Magg, Megg (see Maggs). Scottish: habitational name from Megget in the parish of Yarrow, Selkirkshire.

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

Similar surnames: Eggett, Leggett, Midgett, Huggett, Evett, Liggett, Mengel, Jennett

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Meggett Family Origin

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Meggett Family Occupations

What did your Meggett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Attorney and Cotton Broker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meggett. The most common Meggett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Meggett's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Meggett family was Doctor.

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  • Farmer

  • Attorney

  • Cotton Broker

  • Doctor


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

Meggett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Meggett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meggett 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 264 immigration records available for the last name Meggett. 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 186 military records available for the last name Meggett. For the veterans among your Meggett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meggett Life Expectancy

What is the average Meggett lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Meggett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Meggett in 1959 was 55, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meggett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meggett 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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