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Mcafee Family History

Mcafee Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhuibhshíthe ‘son of Duibhshíth’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ + síth ‘peace’. Compare Duffy.

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


Similar surnames: Mcatee, Mcaree, Mcabee, Mcphee, Mcateer, Mcaleer, Mcgee, Mcnee

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Where is the Mcafee family from?

You can see how Mcafee families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcafee family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcafee families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 40 Mcafee families living in New Brunswick. This was about 50% of all the recorded Mcafee's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Mcafee families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcafee surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcafee ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mcafee. 49% of Mcafee men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Mcafee women worked as an Income. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcafee were Manager and Student.

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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 Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    49%
  • Labourer
    23%
  • Machinist
    15%
  • Manager
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Income
    50%
  • Student
    50%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcafee. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Mcafee. For the veterans among your Mcafee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcafee lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mcafee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Mcafee in 1942 was 26, and 72 in 2004.

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