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Mcbrearty Name Meaning

Irish (mainly County Donegal): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Mhuircheartaigh ‘son of Muircheartach’, a personal name meaning ‘navigator’. Compare Moriarty.

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

Similar surnames: Mcgroarty, Mccreary, Mccready, Moriarty, Mcneary, Mccarthy, Mccary

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Where is the Mcbrearty family from?

You can see how Mcbrearty families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcbrearty family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Mcbrearty families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 17 Mcbrearty families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Mcbrearty's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Mcbrearty families in 1911.
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What did your Mcbrearty ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cult was the top reported job for people in the CA named Mcbrearty. 25% of Mcbrearty men worked as a Cult.

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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

  • Cult
  • Cultivateur
  • Farmer
  • Contremaitre
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcbrearty. 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 835 military records available for the last name Mcbrearty. For the veterans among your Mcbrearty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcbrearty lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Mcbrearty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Mcbrearty in 1954 was 40, and 91 in 2004.

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