Megan Family History

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Megan Name Meaning

with the stress on the first syllable, this is an Anglicized form of Gaelic Meighan, which, according to MacLysaght, is usually a variant of Meehan or occasionally of Megahan. with the stress on the second syllable, a variant of McGahan.

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

Similar surnames: Moran, Mogan, Regan, Egan, Fegan, Meegan, Mehan, Bean, Man, Mongan

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Megan Family Origin

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Megan Family Occupations

What did your Megan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Railway Porter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Megan. 74% of Megan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Railway Porter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Housewife

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

Megan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Megan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Megan 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 Megan. 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 760 military records available for the last name Megan. For the veterans among your Megan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Megan Life Expectancy

What is the average Megan lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Megan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Megan in 1966 was 66, and 87 in 2004.

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