Meggs Family History

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Meggs Name Meaning

English: metronymic from Megg, a reduced form of the personal name Margaret (see Margeson).

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

Similar surnames: Maggs, Meis, Melis, Mewes, Regis, Mees, Hegge, Maggi, Peggs, Means

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Meggs Family Origin

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Meggs Family Occupations

What did your Meggs ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Chimney Sweep and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Meggs. 5% of Meggs men worked as a Chimney Sweep and 48% of Meggs women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Meggs were Lorry Driver and General Shopkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Chimney Sweep
  • General Labourer
  • Haulage Contractor
  • Lorry Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid
  • General Shopkeeper

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

Meggs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Meggs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meggs 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 558 immigration records available for the last name Meggs. 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 Meggs. For the veterans among your Meggs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meggs Life Expectancy

What is the average Meggs lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Meggs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Meggs in 1950 was 34, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meggs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meggs 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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