Maggard Family History

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Maggard Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the Middle English female personal name Magge, a short form of Margaret (see Margeson).

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


Similar surnames: Haggard, Jaggard, Hoggard, Mallard, Haggart, Maynard, Agard, Wingard

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Maggard Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Maggard name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    61%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    21%

  • Germanic Europe

    4%

  • Norway

    3%

  • Sweden

    2%

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Maggard Family Origin

Where is the Maggard family from?

Maggard Family Occupations

What did your Maggard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Works On Farm and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maggard. The most common Maggard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Maggard's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Maggard family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Works On Farm

    11%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Maggard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Maggard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maggard 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 333 immigration records available for the last name Maggard. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Maggard. For the veterans among your Maggard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maggard Life Expectancy

What is the average Maggard lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Maggard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Maggard in 1944 was 32, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maggard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maggard 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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