Margis Family History

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Margis Name Meaning

English: metronymic from a short form of the personal name Margery (see Margetts).

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

Similar surnames: Maris, Maggs, Mars, Mais, Hargis, Harris, Marquis, Jarvis, Martis

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Margis Family Origin

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Margis Family Occupations

What did your Margis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Margis. 25% of Margis men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Margis women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Margis were Farmer and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Farm Laborer
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
  • City Fudge
  • Clippingskins
  • Farmer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Margis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Margis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Margis 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 272 immigration records available for the last name Margis. 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 168 military records available for the last name Margis. For the veterans among your Margis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Margis Life Expectancy

What is the average Margis lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Margis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Margis in 1965 was 75, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Margis 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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