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Mccargar Family History

Mccargar Surname Meaning

Irish or Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Ardghair ‘son of Ardghar’ a variant of the personal name Ardghal. See McArdle .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Mccartan, Mccarter, Mccolgan, Mccary, Mccreary, Mccarthy, Mccart

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Where is the Mccargar family from?

You can see how Mccargar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccargar family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccargar families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Mccargar families living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Mccargar's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Mccargar families in 1911.
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What did your Mccargar ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Mccargar. 75% of Mccargar 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
    75%
  • Carpenter
    25%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mccargar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mccargar 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 253 immigration records available for the last name Mccargar. 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 322 military records available for the last name Mccargar. For the veterans among your Mccargar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccargar lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Mccargar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mccargar in 1955 was 57, and 83 in 2003.

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