Meggett Family History

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Meggett Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the female personal name Magg, Megg (see Maggs). Scottish: habitational name from Megget in the parish of Yarrow, Selkirkshire.

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

Similar surnames: Eggett, Leggett, Midgett, Huggett, Evett, Liggett, Mengel, Jennett

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Meggett Family Origin

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Meggett Family Occupations

What did your Meggett ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Acetylene Welder and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Meggett. 3% of Meggett men worked as an Acetylene Welder and 71% of Meggett women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Meggett were Butler and Cook Domestic Service D

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Acetylene Welder
  • Agricultural Labourer
  • Bar Manager (licensed)
  • Butler

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Assistant To License Bear House
  • Book Keeper Typist
  • Cook Domestic Service D

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

Meggett Historical Records

What Meggett family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Meggett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meggett 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 264 immigration records available for the last name Meggett. 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 186 military records available for the last name Meggett. For the veterans among your Meggett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meggett Life Expectancy

What is the average Meggett lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Meggett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Meggett in 1959 was 55, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meggett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meggett 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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