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Mccauley Name Meaning

Scottish (Dumbartonshire) and Irish (Westmeath): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Amhalghaidh ‘son of Amhalghadh’, a personal name of uncertain origin. Scottish (Hebrides) and Irish (Fermanagh): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Amhlaoibh or Mac Amhlaidh ‘son of Olaf’, from Gaelic forms of the Old Norse personal name Áleifr, Óláfr. Compare McAuliffe.

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


Similar surnames: Mccarley, Mccaskey, Mcauley, Mcclure, Mccarney, Mccurley, Mccartney

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Where is the Mccauley family from?

You can see how Mccauley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccauley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccauley families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 50 Mccauley families living in Ontario. This was about 63% of all the recorded Mccauley's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mccauley families in 1911.
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What did your Mccauley ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mccauley. 62% of Mccauley men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Mccauley women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mccauley were Machinist and Operator.

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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
    62%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Carpenter
    5%
  • Machinist
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Maid
    19%
  • Clerk
    19%
  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Operator
    13%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Mccauley. 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 24,000 military records available for the last name Mccauley. For the veterans among your Mccauley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccauley lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mccauley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mccauley in 1942 was 53, and 75 in 2004.

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