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Mccosh Surname Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coise ‘son of Cos’ a byname meaning ‘messenger’ or ‘foot soldier’ from Irish Gaelic cos / Scottish Gaelic cas ‘foot leg’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mccool, Mccoach, Mccord, Mccomb, Mccoin, Mccoy, Mccone, Mccook

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Where is the Mccosh family from?

You can see how Mccosh families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccosh family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccosh families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Mccosh families living in New Brunswick. This was about 47% of all the recorded Mccosh's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Mccosh families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mccosh surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mccosh ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Accountant was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Mccosh. 100% of Mccosh men worked as an Accountant. .

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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

  • Accountant
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mccosh. 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 790 military records available for the last name Mccosh. For the veterans among your Mccosh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccosh lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Mccosh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mccosh in 1956 was 62, and 81 in 2004.

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