Mccoskey Family History

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Mccoskey Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of Irish McAskie, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Ascaidh, a patronymic from a diminutive of an Old Norse name, possibly Ascall, Asketil; or an Anglicized form of Mac Coscraich ‘son of Coscrach’ (see Cosgrove).

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


Similar surnames: Mccaskey, Mccroskey, Mccloskey, Mccusker, Mccooey, Mccauley, Mccorvey

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Mccoskey Family Origin

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Mccoskey Family Occupations

What did your Mccoskey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mccoskey. 25% of Mccoskey men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Mccoskey women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mccoskey were Carpenter and Social Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Truck Driver
    15%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    25%
  • Teacher
    25%
  • New Worker
    17%
  • Social Worker
    17%

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

Mccoskey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mccoskey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mccoskey 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 232 immigration records available for the last name Mccoskey. 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 713 military records available for the last name Mccoskey. For the veterans among your Mccoskey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mccoskey Life Expectancy

What is the average Mccoskey lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Mccoskey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Mccoskey in 1960 was 55, and 80 in 2004.

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