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 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mccoskey. A less common occupation for the Mccoskey family was Cooper. The most common Mccoskey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Mccoskey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Cooper

    6%

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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 642 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 1,000 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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