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Mccaskey Family History

Mccaskey Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Ascaidh ‘son of Ascadh’, a Gaelic pet form of the Old Norse personal name Ásketill (see McCaskill).

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


Similar surnames: Mccoskey, Mccauley, Mccusker, Caskey, Mccarney, Mccaskill, Mccloskey

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Where is the Mccaskey family from?

You can see how Mccaskey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccaskey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccaskey families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 4 Mccaskey families living in New Brunswick. This was 100% of all the recorded Mccaskey's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Mccaskey families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mccaskey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mccaskey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mccaskey. 25% of Mccaskey men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Mccaskey women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mccaskey were Proprietor and Saleslady.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Manager
    7%
  • Proprietor
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    24%
  • Bookkeeper
    18%
  • New Worker
    12%
  • Saleslady
    12%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Mccaskey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mccaskey 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 723 immigration records available for the last name Mccaskey. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Mccaskey. For the veterans among your Mccaskey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccaskey lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Mccaskey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Mccaskey in 1954 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

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