Meggison Family History

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Meggison Name Meaning

English: metronymic from Meggot, a pet form of the personal name Margaret.

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

Similar surnames: Meggs, Madison, Higginson, Denison, Merson, Mathison, Melson

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Meggison Family Origin

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Meggison Family Occupations

What did your Meggison ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Black Smith and Dress Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meggison. The most common Meggison occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Meggison's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Meggison family was Laborer In Rr.

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  • Farmer

  • Black Smith

  • Dress Maker

  • Laborer In Rr


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

Meggison Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Meggison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meggison 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 260 immigration records available for the last name Meggison. 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 493 military records available for the last name Meggison. For the veterans among your Meggison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meggison Life Expectancy

What is the average Meggison lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Meggison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Meggison in 1953 was 41, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meggison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meggison 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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