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Mccray Family History

Mccray Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of McRae.

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


Similar surnames: Mcgray, Mcray, Mccrary, Mcclay, Mccay, Mccraw, Mccrady, Mccrae

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Where is the Mccray family from?

You can see how Mccray families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccray family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccray families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 24 Mccray families living in Quebec. This was about 41% of all the recorded Mccray's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Mccray families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mccray surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mccray ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Mccray. 60% of Mccray men worked as a Farmer.

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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
    60%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Labourer
    20%
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Census Records

There are 50,000 census records available for the last name Mccray. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mccray census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mccray. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Mccray. For the veterans among your Mccray ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccray lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mccray life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Mccray in 1941 was 34, and 70 in 2004.

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