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Maga Family History

Maga Surname Meaning

Polish: relationship name from Middle High German māge ‘blood relative’ (literally ‘belly’). Polish: perhaps also a nickname from a derivative of the dialect word magać ‘to wave’. Romanian (Magǎ): from Hungarian mag ‘seed’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Miga, Moga, Mega, Mak, Maza, Magan, Magda, Magar, Varga, Lapa

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Where is the Maga family from?

You can see how Maga families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maga family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Maga families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 5 Maga families living in Durham. This was about 38% of all the recorded Maga's in United Kingdom. Durham had the highest population of Maga families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Maga surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Maga ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Maga. 100% of Maga 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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Maga. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maga 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 Maga. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Maga. For the veterans among your Maga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maga lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Maga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Maga in 1963 was 65, and 68 in 2004.

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