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Mccreary Family History

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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Where is the Mccreary family from?

You can see how Mccreary families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccreary family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccreary families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 8 Mccreary families living in Ontario. This was about 57% of all the recorded Mccreary's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mccreary families in 1911.
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What did your Mccreary ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mccreary. 65% of Mccreary 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
    65%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Lumberman
    7%
  • Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Income
    100%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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Draft Cards

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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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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