Mcateer Family History

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Mcateer Name Meaning

Northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an tSaoir ‘son of the craftsman’. Compare Scottish McIntyre.

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

Similar surnames: Mcaleer, Mcatee, Mcafee, Mateer, Mcaree, Minteer, Mcnee, Mcabee

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Mcateer Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mcateer name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Mcateer. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Ireland & Scotland


  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


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Mcateer Family Origin

Where is the Mcateer family from?

Mcateer Family Occupations

What did your Mcateer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Mcateer occupation in Canada was Grocer. 100% of Mcateer's were Grocers.

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  • Grocer


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

Mcateer Historical Records

What Mcateer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Mcateer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcateer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcateer. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Mcateer. For the veterans among your Mcateer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcateer Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcateer lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Mcateer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mcateer in 1948 was 42, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcateer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcateer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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