Magill Family History

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Magill Name Meaning

Anglicized form of Mac an Ghoill ‘son of the lowlander or stranger’. In Ireland the name was given to the descendants of early Anglo-Norman settlers. probably in some cases a short form of a surname beginning Mac Giolla.

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


Similar surnames: Mcgill, Gill, Mill, Magie, Magin, Mavity, Dahill, Cahill, Hamill

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Magill Family Origin

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Magill Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Going To School

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Servant

    3%

In 1881, the most common Magill occupation in Canada was Farmer. 63% of Magill's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Magill. A less common occupation for the Magill family was Servant.

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Magill Historical Records

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Magill Life Expectancy

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