Musgrove Family History

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Musgrove Name Meaning

English (Cumbria): habitational name from either of two villages in Cumbria, named in Old English with mus ‘mouse’ (perhaps a byname) + graf ‘grove’ (see Grove 1). The Norman surname de Mucegros, established in Herefordshire and elsewhere in the 12th and 13th centuries, is unrelated and has died out.

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


Similar surnames: Cosgrove, Grove, Wingrove, Colgrove, Congrove, Lovegrove, Musgrave

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Musgrove Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Musgrove name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Musgrove. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    56%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    19%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    3%

  • Norway

    3%

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Musgrove Family Origin

Where is the Musgrove family from?

Musgrove Family Occupations

What did your Musgrove ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Musgrove family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Musgrove. The most common Musgrove occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Musgrove's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Musgrove Historical Records

What Musgrove family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 54,000 census records available for the last name Musgrove. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Musgrove 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Musgrove. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Musgrove. For the veterans among your Musgrove ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Musgrove Life Expectancy

What is the average Musgrove lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Musgrove life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1953. The average life expectancy for Musgrove in 1947 was 39, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Musgrove

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Musgrove 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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