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Megan Family History

Megan Name Meaning

Irish:: with the stress on the second syllable this is a possible variant of McGahan . variant of McGann .

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


Similar surnames: Moran, Mogan, Regan, Egan, Fegan, Meegan, Mehan, Bean, Man, Mongan

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Where is the Megan family from?

You can see how Megan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Megan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Megan families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 13 Megan families living in Ontario. This was about 54% of all the recorded Megan's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Megan families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Megan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Megan ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Stenographer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Megan. 100% of Megan women worked as a Stenographer. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1921

  • Stenographer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Megan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Megan 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Megan. 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 760 military records available for the last name Megan. For the veterans among your Megan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Megan lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Megan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Megan in 1966 was 66, and 87 in 2004.

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