Mackey Family History

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Mackey Name Meaning

Pronounced with the stress on the first syllable, this is Irish, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Macdha ‘descendant of Macdha’, a personal name meaning ‘virile’, ‘manly’. With the stress on the second syllable, it is a variant of Scottish and Irish McKay.

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


Similar surnames: Mackley, Markey, Manley, Macken, Maxey, Lackey, Macey, Mckey, Mackay

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Mackey Family Origin

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Mackey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • School

    12%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Servant

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mackey family was Servant. The most common Mackey occupation in Canada was Farmer. 37% of Mackey's were Farmers. Farmer, School and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mackey.

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Mackey Life Expectancy

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