Mccreary Family History

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Mccreary Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Ruidhrí, a variant of Mac Ruaidhrí, which has been connected to Irish ruadh ‘red’ (see McCrory) and to the Old Norse personal name Hrothrekr, whence Roderick.

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

Similar surnames: Mccready, Mccleary, Mccrery, Mccary, Mccrary, Mccrory, Mcneary

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Mccreary Family Origin

Where is the Mccreary family from?

Mccreary Family Occupations

What did your Mccreary ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Mccreary occupation in Canada was Farmer. 61% of Mccreary's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mccreary family was Baker. Farmer, Butcher and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mccreary.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Farmer Son

  • Baker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mccreary ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mccreary Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Mccreary. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mccreary 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mccreary. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Mccreary. For the veterans among your Mccreary ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mccreary Life Expectancy

What is the average Mccreary lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mccreary life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mccreary in 1944 was 26, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mccreary ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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