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Magarian Family History

Magarian Name Meaning

Armenian: patronymic from the western Armenian personal name Magar from Greek Makarios ‘blessed’ a Christian saint's name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Kazarian, Nazarian, Zakarian, Minasian, Mariano, Gasparian, Adamian

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Where is the Magarian family from?

You can see how Magarian families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Magarian family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Magarian families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 11 Magarian families living in California. This was about 23% of all the recorded Magarian's in USA. California had the highest population of Magarian families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Magarian surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Magarian ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Magarian. 27% of Magarian men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Magarian women worked as a Clerk. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 903 census records available for the last name Magarian. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Magarian census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 594 immigration records available for the last name Magarian. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 238 military records available for the last name Magarian. For the veterans among your Magarian ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Magarian lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Magarian life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Magarian in 1959 was 40, and 85 in 2004.

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