Mcdermaid Family History

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Mcdermaid Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Mcdermid, Mcdermed, Mcdermott, Mcdermitt, Mcdorman, Mcdiarmid, Mcdaid

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Mcdermaid Family Origin

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Mcdermaid Family Occupations

What did your Mcdermaid ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Butcher and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mcdermaid. 10% of Mcdermaid men worked as a Butcher and 50% of Mcdermaid women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcdermaid were Salesman and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Butcher
    10%
  • Carpenter
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
    50%
  • Student
    50%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mcdermaid Historical Records

What Mcdermaid family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mcdermaid. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcdermaid 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 333 immigration records available for the last name Mcdermaid. 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 367 military records available for the last name Mcdermaid. For the veterans among your Mcdermaid ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcdermaid Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcdermaid lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Mcdermaid life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mcdermaid in 1954 was 24, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcdermaid

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcdermaid 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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