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M'quire Family History

M'quire Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Mcquire, Squire, Mcguire, Maguire, Quire, Lequire, Maire, Mazure

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Where is the M'quire family from?

You can see how M'quire families moved over time by selecting different census years. The M'quire family name was found in Scotland in 1851. In 1851 there were 4 M'quire families living in Lanarkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded M'quire's in Scotland. Lanarkshire had the highest population of M'quire families in 1851.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the M'quire surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your M'quire ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 55 census records available for the last name M'quire. Like a window into their day-to-day life, M'quire 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 12 immigration records available for the last name M'quire. 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 1 military records available for the last name M'quire. For the veterans among your M'quire ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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