Megginson Family History

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Megginson Name Meaning

English: variant of Meggison, with intrusive -n-.

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

Similar surnames: Meggison, Leggins, Perkinson, Miggins, Margison, Edginton, Higginson

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Megginson Family Origin

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Megginson Family Occupations

What did your Megginson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Megginson. The most common Megginson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Megginson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Megginson family was Clerk Store.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Clerk Store


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

Megginson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Megginson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Megginson 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 344 immigration records available for the last name Megginson. 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 838 military records available for the last name Megginson. For the veterans among your Megginson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Megginson Life Expectancy

What is the average Megginson lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Megginson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Megginson in 1949 was 50, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Megginson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Megginson 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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