Mackay Family History

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Mackay Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: see McKay.

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


Similar surnames: Mackey, Mckay, Mckoy, Mccray, Mckey, Mcclay, Mccay, Maclay, Mack

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Mackay Family Origin

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Mackay Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • School

    13%
  • Clerk

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1881, the most common Mackay occupation in Canada was Farmer. 21% of Mackay's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mackay family was Carpenter. Farmer, School and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mackay.

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Mackay Historical Records

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Mackay Life Expectancy

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