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Mages Name Meaning

German: probably a patronymic from a variant of the personal name Mack English (Norfolk): apparently a variant of Maggs .

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

Similar surnames: Mades, Mayes, Manges, Mager, Maves, Manes, Magas, Maggs, Magers

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Where is the Mages family from?

You can see how Mages families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mages family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mages families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 25 Mages families living in Ontario. This was about 66% of all the recorded Mages's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mages families in 1911.
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What did your Mages ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Student was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Mages. 100% of Mages men worked as a Student. .

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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

  • Student
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Mages. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mages 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 959 immigration records available for the last name Mages. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mages. For the veterans among your Mages ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mages lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Mages life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Mages in 1955 was 76, and 87 in 2004.

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