Margeson Family History

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Margeson Name Meaning

English: metronymic from a short form of the personal name Margery or Margaret (of which Margery was the usual Middle English form), derived via Old French Marguerite and Latin Marguerite, from Greek margarites ‘pearl’ (see Margetts).

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

Similar surnames: Margerum, Lageson, Marton, Marmion, Burgeson, Matteson, Marrison

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Margeson Family Origin

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Margeson Family Occupations

What did your Margeson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Margeson occupation in the UK was Ag Lab (Foreman). 7% of Margeson's were Ag Lab (Foreman)s. A less common occupation for the Margeson family was Dock Laborer. Ag Lab (Foreman), Barman and Colliery Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Margeson.

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  • Ag Lab (Foreman)

  • Barman

  • Colliery Lab

  • Dock Laborer


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

Margeson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Margeson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Margeson 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 Margeson. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Margeson. For the veterans among your Margeson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Margeson Life Expectancy

What is the average Margeson lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Margeson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Margeson in 1951 was 39, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Margeson 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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