Mccay Family History

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Mccay Name Meaning

Northern Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha (see McCoy).

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

Similar surnames: Mckay, Mccaw, Mcclay, Mcnay, Mccoy, Mccary, Mccloy, Mcgaw, Mccabe

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Mccay Family Origin

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Mccay Family Occupations

What did your Mccay ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mccay. 47% of Mccay men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Fisherman
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mccay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 49,000 census records available for the last name Mccay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mccay census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Mccay. 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 Card

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

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Mccay Life Expectancy

What is the average Mccay lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mccay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mccay in 1942 was 36, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mccay

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