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Mccurley Family History

Mccurley Name Meaning

Irish (mainly Counties Galway and Roscommon): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Thoirdhealbhaigh, a patronymic from the personal name Toirdhealbhach ‘Thor-shaped’. Compare Turley, from the unlenited form.

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


Similar surnames: Mccarley, Mccurdy, Mccauley, Murley, Mccullen, Mccarney, Mcburney

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Where is the Mccurley family from?

You can see how Mccurley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccurley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccurley families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Mccurley families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 75% of all the recorded Mccurley's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Mccurley families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mccurley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mccurley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mccurley. 25% of Mccurley men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Mccurley women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mccurley were Farm Laborer and Sewing.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    13%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Saleslady
    9%
  • Sewing
    7%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 949 immigration records available for the last name Mccurley. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Mccurley. For the veterans among your Mccurley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccurley lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Mccurley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mccurley in 1948 was 27, and 71 in 2004.

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