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Mccartney Family History

Mccartney Name Meaning

Scottish (Galloway) and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac Artaine, ‘son of Artan’ a diminutive of the personal name Art ‘bear’ or ‘hero’. Compare Irish Mac Artáin (see McCartan), of which this is a variant.

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


Similar surnames: Mccarney, Mccraney, Mccauley, Mccartan, Mccarter, Mclarney, Mccarthy

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Where is the Mccartney family from?

You can see how Mccartney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccartney family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccartney families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 55 Mccartney families living in Manitoba. This was about 33% of all the recorded Mccartney's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Mccartney families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mccartney surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mccartney ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mccartney. 46% of Mccartney men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Mccartney women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mccartney were Clerk and Maid.

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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
    46%
  • Labourer
    10%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • Maid
    15%
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Census Records

There are 95,000 census records available for the last name Mccartney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mccartney 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 16,000 immigration records available for the last name Mccartney. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Mccartney. For the veterans among your Mccartney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccartney lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mccartney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mccartney in 1940 was 30, and 75 in 2004.

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