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Mcbay Family History

Mcbay Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of McBeth.

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


Similar surnames: Mcray, Mcvay, Mclay, Mcbee, Mcvey, Mcnay, Mccray, Mcnab, Mcquay

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Where is the Mcbay family from?

You can see how Mcbay families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcbay family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcbay families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 12 Mcbay families living in Ontario. This was about 48% of all the recorded Mcbay's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mcbay families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcbay surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcbay ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Mcbay. 42% of Mcbay men worked as a Farmer.

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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
    42%
  • Carpenter
    18%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farming
    12%
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What Mcbay family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Mcbay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcbay 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 762 immigration records available for the last name Mcbay. 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 766 military records available for the last name Mcbay. For the veterans among your Mcbay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcbay lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Mcbay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Mcbay in 1960 was 34, and 69 in 2004.

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