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Mccarley Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhearghaile ‘son of Fearghal’, a personal name meaning ‘valiant man’.

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


Similar surnames: Mccarney, Mccauley, Mccurley, Mccary, Mclarney, Mccarthy, Mccaskey

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Where is the Mccarley family from?

You can see how Mccarley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccarley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccarley families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Mccarley families living in Ontario. This was about 59% of all the recorded Mccarley's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mccarley families in 1911.
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What did your Mccarley ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Mccarley. 67% of Mccarley men worked as a Labourer.

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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

  • Labourer
    67%
  • Farmer
    34%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mccarley. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Mccarley. For the veterans among your Mccarley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccarley lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Mccarley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Mccarley in 1946 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

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