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Maggs Family History

Maggs Name Meaning

English: variant of Magg with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s and ultimately a variant of Madge . Compare Meggs .

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

Similar surnames: Meggs, Maggi, Magas, Maris, Mabus, Tagge, Mares, Maras, Manos, Mars

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Where is the Maggs family from?

You can see how Maggs families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maggs family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Maggs families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 23 Maggs families living in Ontario. This was about 45% of all the recorded Maggs's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Maggs families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Maggs surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Maggs ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Maggs. 60% of Maggs men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Maggs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maggs 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 Maggs. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Maggs. For the veterans among your Maggs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maggs lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Maggs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Maggs in 1957 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

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