Mcclay Family History

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Mcclay Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: probably an Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac an Léigh ‘son of the physician’, Irish Mac an Leagha (Antrim).

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


Similar surnames: Mccloy, Mccay, Mcclam, Mcclave, Mckay, Mccaw, Mcclory, Mcstay, Mccray

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Mcclay Family Origin

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Mcclay Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Servant

    11%
  • Student

    11%
  • Carpenter

    6%

In 1881, Farmer, Servant and Student were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcclay. A less common occupation for the Mcclay family was Carpenter. The most common Mcclay occupation in Canada was Farmer. 44% of Mcclay's were Farmers.

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Mcclay Historical Records

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Mcclay Life Expectancy

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