Magoon Family History

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Magoon Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of Scottish and Irish McGowan. Compare Magoun.

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


Similar surnames: Magoun, Mcgown, Marron, Magowan, Magwood, Mahon, Cahoon, Moon, Mahood

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Magoon Family Origin

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Magoon Family Occupations

What did your Magoon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Magoon. 21% of Magoon men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Magoon women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Magoon were Carpenter and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Clerk
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Magoon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Magoon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Magoon 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Magoon. 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 Magoon. For the veterans among your Magoon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Magoon Life Expectancy

What is the average Magoon lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Magoon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Magoon in 1948 was 41, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Magoon 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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