Mega Family History

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Mega Name Meaning

Greek (Megas): nickname from Greek megas ‘big’, often used in combination with a personal name, for example Megagiannis ‘big John’, Megapanos ‘big Panos’ (see Panos). Eastern German: nickname from German dialect mege ‘goat’.

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


Similar surnames: Maga, Maza, Rega, Mena, Meka, Moga, Meth, Mula, Hege, Mele

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Mega Family Origin

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Mega Family Occupations

What did your Mega ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mega. 22% of Mega men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Mega women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mega were Salesman and Beautrician

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Insurance Agent
    4%
  • Labor
    4%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    11%
  • Operator
    11%
  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Beautrician
    6%

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

Mega Historical Records

What Mega family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mega. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mega 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 564 immigration records available for the last name Mega. 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 492 military records available for the last name Mega. For the veterans among your Mega ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mega Life Expectancy

What is the average Mega lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Mega life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Mega in 1943 was 69, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mega

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mega 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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