Meggs Name Meaning

English: metronymic from Megg, a reduced form of the personal name Margaret (see Margeson).

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


Similar surnames: Maggs, Meis, Melis, Mewes, Regis, Mees, Hegge, Maggi, Peggs, Means

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Meggs Family Origin

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Meggs Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Meggs family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meggs. The most common Meggs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Meggs's were Farmers.

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Meggs Historical Records

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Meggs Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Meggs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Meggs in 1950 was 34, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meggs

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