Maguire Family History

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Maguire Name Meaning

Irish: see McGuire. In Ireland this is the usual spelling.

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

Similar surnames: Macguire, Guire, Mcquire, Mcguire, Deguire, Markie, Maxie, Alguire

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Maguire Family Origin

Where is the Maguire family from?

Maguire Family Occupations

What did your Maguire ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Maguire occupation in the UK was Labourer. 7% of Maguire's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Maguire family was Hawker. Labourer, Dock Labourer and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maguire.

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  • Labourer

  • Dock Labourer

  • Housekeeper

  • Hawker


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

Maguire Historical Records

What Maguire family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 187,000 census records available for the last name Maguire. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maguire census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Maguire

Passenger List

There are 40,000 immigration records available for the last name Maguire. 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 28,000 military records available for the last name Maguire. For the veterans among your Maguire ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maguire Life Expectancy

What is the average Maguire lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Maguire life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Maguire in 1943 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maguire

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maguire 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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