Mccoy Family History

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Mccoy Name Meaning

Irish (Limerick): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha ‘son of Aodh’, an ancient personal name meaning ‘fire’, originally the name of a pagan god. Thus it has the same origin as McGee, McKay and McKee.

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


Similar surnames: Mcroy, Mccay, Mccloy, Mcvoy, Mccone, Mcconn, Mccary, Mccook, Mcclory

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Mccoy Family Origin

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Mccoy Family Occupations

What did your Mccoy ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mccoy. 37% of Mccoy men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Mccoy women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mccoy were Laborer and Income

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    37%
  • Labourer
    14%
  • Farmers Son
    9%
  • Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Student
    14%
  • Income
    7%

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

Mccoy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 353,000 census records available for the last name Mccoy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mccoy 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 24,000 immigration records available for the last name Mccoy. 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 87,000 military records available for the last name Mccoy. For the veterans among your Mccoy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mccoy Life Expectancy

What is the average Mccoy lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mccoy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mccoy in 1940 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

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