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Mccooey Family History

Mccooey Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cumhaighe ‘son of Cú Mhaighe’, a personal name meaning ‘hound of the plain’. This was the original form from the nominative, which replaced the genitive form Mac Con Mhaighe.

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


Similar surnames: Mccool, Mccook, Mccoskey, Mccoy, Mcclory, Mccorry, Mccone, Mccorvey

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Where is the Mccooey family from?

You can see how Mccooey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccooey family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Mccooey families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 40 Mccooey families living in Lancashire. This was about 63% of all the recorded Mccooey's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Mccooey families in 1891.
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What did your Mccooey ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Mccooey. 100% of Mccooey men worked as a General Labourer and 88% of Mccooey women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 1939

  • General Labourer
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    88%
  • Mental Hospital Ward Sister
    13%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 522 immigration records available for the last name Mccooey. 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 358 military records available for the last name Mccooey. For the veterans among your Mccooey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccooey lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Mccooey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Mccooey in 1955 was 46, and 70 in 2004.

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