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Magness Name Meaning

English or Irish: probably a variant of Magnus.

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


Similar surnames: Maness, Garness, Magnus, Arness, Maners, Mages, Anness, Manes

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Magness Family Origin

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Magness Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Labourer

    7%
  • Brick Layer

    4%
  • Railway Porter

    4%

In 1881, the most common Magness occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Magness's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Magness family was Railway Porter. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Brick Layer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Magness.

Source: Census data for Magness | Data not to scale

Magness Historical Records

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Magness Life Expectancy

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