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Mccord Family History

Mccord Name Meaning

Northern Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cuairt or Mac Cuarta, apparently meaning ‘son of a journey’, which Woulfe suggests may be a reduced form of Mac Muircheartaigh (see McMurtry).

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


Similar surnames: Mccool, Mccosh, Mcclory, Mccomb, Mccook, Mccorry, Mccart, Mcconn

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Where is the Mccord family from?

You can see how Mccord families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccord family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccord families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 29 Mccord families living in Quebec. This was about 58% of all the recorded Mccord's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Mccord families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mccord surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mccord ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Mccord. 66% of Mccord men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Mccord women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mccord were Chauffeur 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
    66%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Labourer
    8%
  • Chauffeur
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Teacher
    20%
  • Student
    14%
  • Housewife
    14%
  • Operator
    14%
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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Mccord. 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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There are 17,000 military records available for the last name Mccord. For the veterans among your Mccord ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccord lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mccord life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mccord in 1940 was 36, and 74 in 2004.

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