Mager Family History

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Mager Name Meaning

Dutch and German: nickname for a thin man, Middle Dutch, Middle High German mager. This name also occurs frequently in western Slavic countries, especially Bohemia and Poland. English: variant of Major. Czech: ethnic name for a Hungarian (see Magyar).

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


Similar surnames: Hager, Sager, Mader, Manger, Maser, Jager, Meger, Mauger, Mayer

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Mager Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mager name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Mager. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    32%

  • Germanic Europe

    15%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    14%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    11%

  • European Jewish

    6%

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Mager Family Origin

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Mager Family Occupations

What did your Mager ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mager family was Pecheur. Farmer, Clerk and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mager. The most common Mager occupation in Canada was Farmer. 17% of Mager's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Clerk

    8%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Pecheur

    8%

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

Mager Historical Records

What Mager family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Mager. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mager 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Mager. 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 Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Mager. For the veterans among your Mager ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mager Life Expectancy

What is the average Mager lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mager in 1944 was 31, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mager

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mager 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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