Morgen Family History

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Morgen Name Meaning

topographic name from Middle High German, Middle Dutch morgen (literally ‘morning’), a measurement of land representing an area that could be plowed in one morning (approximately one acre). from a German personal name of uncertain origin. It is not known as a personal name in Scandinavia, but it could possibly be a Germanization or Americanization of Danish Mogens (see Magnus).

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

Similar surnames: Morgan, Mergen, Mogen, Moren, Norden, Morren, Bogen, Organ, Maren

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Morgen Family Origin

Where is the Morgen family from?

Morgen Family Occupations

What did your Morgen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Morgen family was Engine Fitter. The most common Morgen occupation in the UK was Ag. Lab.. 20% of Morgen's were Ag. Lab.s. Ag. Lab., Bricklayer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Morgen.

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  • Ag. Lab.

  • Bricklayer

  • Coal Miner

  • Engine Fitter


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

Morgen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Morgen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morgen 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 Morgen. 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 18,000 military records available for the last name Morgen. For the veterans among your Morgen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Morgen Life Expectancy

What is the average Morgen lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Morgen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Morgen in 1957 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Morgen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Morgen 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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