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Mccaw Name Meaning

Northern Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Ádhaimh ‘son of Ádhamh’, Gaelic form of the personal name Adam.

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


Similar surnames: Mcgaw, Mccay, Mckay, Mccraw, Mccart, Mcham, Mccaig, Mccann, Mccabe

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Where is the Mccaw family from?

You can see how Mccaw families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccaw family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccaw families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 20 Mccaw families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 26% of all the recorded Mccaw's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Mccaw families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mccaw surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mccaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mccaw. 46% of Mccaw men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Mccaw women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mccaw were Laborer and Stenographer.

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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%
  • Farmers Son
    15%
  • Labourer
    15%
  • Laborer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Teacher
    43%
  • Housekeeper
    29%
  • Stenographer
    29%
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Census Records

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Mccaw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mccaw 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Mccaw. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Mccaw. For the veterans among your Mccaw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccaw lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Mccaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mccaw in 1948 was 72, and 73 in 2004.

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