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Mccraw Family History

Mccraw Name Meaning

Irish: variant of McGrath, which is based on the personal name Mac Raith, of which this is a phonetic development; the -th, having been pronounced in the early period, became silent in later Gaelic. Compare McRae.

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


Similar surnames: Mccaw, Mccray, Mcgraw, Mccary, Mccrae, Mccrann, Mcclam, Mcgray

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Where is the Mccraw family from?

You can see how Mccraw families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccraw family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccraw families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 3 Mccraw families living in New Brunswick. This was about 50% of all the recorded Mccraw's in Canada. New Brunswick and 1 other province had the highest population of Mccraw families in 1911.
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What did your Mccraw ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mccraw. 56% of Mccraw men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Mccraw women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mccraw were Laborer and Stenographer.

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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
    56%
  • Journalier
    23%
  • Laborer
    23%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Student
    34%
  • Stenographer
    34%
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Passenger Lists

There are 951 immigration records available for the last name Mccraw. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Mccraw. For the veterans among your Mccraw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccraw lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Mccraw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mccraw in 1950 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

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