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Mccready Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Riada ‘son of Riada’ an old personal name meaning ‘traveler rider’. The surname was found in Galloway Scotland in 1684 but it seems likely (with the variant McGready) to have originated in Ireland.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mccreary, Mcgrady, Mulready, Mccary, Mcgeady, Mcbrearty, Mccraney

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Where is the Mccready family from?

You can see how Mccready families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccready family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccready families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 45 Mccready families living in New Brunswick. This was about 44% of all the recorded Mccready's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Mccready families in 1911.
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What did your Mccready ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Mccready. 51% of Mccready men worked as a Farmer and 46% of Mccready women worked as a Student. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mccready were Farming and Nurse. .

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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
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Student
  • Farmer
  • Canning
  • Nurse
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Mccready. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Mccready. For the veterans among your Mccready ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccready lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Mccready life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mccready in 1947 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

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