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Magin Family History

Magin Surname Meaning

Catalan: Castilianized form (Magín) of Magí from the personal name Maginus probably a variant of Latin Maximus. The name was borne by a minor Christian saint from Tarragona who was martyred at the beginning of the 4th century. Irish: variant of McGinn .

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


Similar surnames: Marin, Masin, Agin, Main, Malin, Mahin, Mazin, Magan, Matin, Makin

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Where is the Magin family from?

You can see how Magin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Magin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Magin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 22 Magin families living in London. This was about 31% of all the recorded Magin's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Magin families in 1891.
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What did your Magin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Magin. 87% of Magin 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
    87%
  • Housewife
    14%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Magin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Magin 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Magin. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Magin. For the veterans among your Magin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Magin lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Magin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Magin in 1945 was 30, and 86 in 2004.

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