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Morgen Name Meaning

topographic name from Middle High German, Middle Dutch morgen (literally ‘morning’), a measurement of land representing an area that could be plowed in one morning (approximately one acre). from a German personal name of uncertain origin. It is not known as a personal name in Scandinavia, but it could possibly be a Germanization or Americanization of Danish Mogens (see Magnus).

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


Similar surnames: Morgan, Mergen, Mogen, Moren, Norden, Morren, Bogen, Organ, Maren

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Where is the Morgen family from?

You can see how Morgen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Morgen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Morgen families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Morgen families living in Ontario. This was about 60% of all the recorded Morgen's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Morgen families in 1911.
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What did your Morgen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Civil Engineer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Morgen. 93% of Morgen women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Civil Engineer
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    93%
  • Domestic Duties
    8%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Morgen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morgen 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 Morgen. 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 18,000 military records available for the last name Morgen. For the veterans among your Morgen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Morgen lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Morgen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Morgen in 1957 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

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