Maggs Family History

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Maggs Name Meaning

English (chiefly Somerset and Wiltshire): metronymic from the medieval female personal name Mag(ge), a pet form of Margaret (see Margeson).

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

Similar surnames: Meggs, Maggi, Magas, Maris, Mabus, Tagge, Mares, Maras, Manos, Mars

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Maggs Family Origin

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Maggs Family Occupations

What did your Maggs ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Maggs occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 12% of Maggs's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Maggs family was Agricultural Labourer. Coal Miner, Labourer and Coalminer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maggs.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Labourer

  • Coalminer

  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Maggs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Maggs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maggs 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Maggs. 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 Maggs. For the veterans among your Maggs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maggs Life Expectancy

What is the average Maggs lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Maggs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Maggs in 1957 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maggs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maggs 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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