Magoun Family History

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Magoun Name Meaning

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

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

Similar surnames: Magoon, Mccoun, Manous, Mcgown, Magowan, Mason, Kahoun, Magin, Mahon

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Magoun Family Origin

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Magoun Family Occupations

What did your Magoun ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Magoun. 7% of Magoun men worked as a Carpenter and 19% of Magoun women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Magoun were Bauk Tedler and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Carpenter
  • Contractor
  • Engineer
  • Bauk Tedler

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Bakers Asst
  • Billing Cost Clerk
  • Bookkeeper

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

Magoun Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Magoun. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Magoun 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 354 immigration records available for the last name Magoun. 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 519 military records available for the last name Magoun. For the veterans among your Magoun ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Magoun Life Expectancy

What is the average Magoun lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Magoun life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Magoun in 1955 was 55, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Magoun

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Magoun 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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