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Magennis Name Meaning

Irish: variant of McGinnis.

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


Similar surnames: Maginnis, Mcginniss, Mcginnes, Mannis, Mannix, Mcinnis, Mcmannis

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Where is the Magennis family from?

You can see how Magennis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Magennis family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Magennis families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 19 Magennis families living in Lancashire. This was about 40% of all the recorded Magennis's in the UK. Lancashire had the highest population of Magennis families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Magennis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Magennis ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Fitters Helper was the top reported job for people in the CA named Magennis. 50% of Magennis men worked as a Fitters Helper.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Fitters Helper
    50%
  • Farmer
    50%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Magennis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Magennis 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Magennis. 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 458 military records available for the last name Magennis. For the veterans among your Magennis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Magennis lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Magennis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Magennis in 1963 was 80, and 78 in 2004.

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