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Maggi Family History

Maggi Name Meaning

Italian and Swiss Italian: patronymic from Maggio. French (Savoy and eastern France): from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Maggo, a short form of compound names with the initial element mag- (from magan ‘strength’, ‘might’).

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


Similar surnames: Maggio, Jaggi, Marti, Maggs, Mauri, Magni, Magri, Margo, Matti, Machi

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Where is the Maggi family from?

You can see how Maggi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maggi family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Maggi families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Maggi families living in British Columbia. This was about 64% of all the recorded Maggi's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Maggi families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Maggi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Maggi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Maggi. 26% of Maggi men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Maggi women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maggi were Waiter and Winder.

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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
    26%
  • Cook
    7%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Waiter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    13%
  • New Worker
    13%
  • Seamstress
    13%
  • Winder
    10%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Maggi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maggi 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Maggi. 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 Maggi. For the veterans among your Maggi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maggi lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Maggi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Maggi in 1948 was 51, and 73 in 2004.

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