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Mcfate Family History

Mcfate Surname Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Phaid a patronymic from a pet form of the Gaelic form of the personal name Patrick .

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


Similar surnames: Mcmath, Mcfall, Mccabe, Mcrae, Mchale, Mate, Mccart, Mcatee, Mcgath

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Where is the Mcfate family from?

You can see how Mcfate families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcfate family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcfate families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 10 Mcfate families living in New Brunswick. This was about 83% of all the recorded Mcfate's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Mcfate families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcfate surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcfate ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mcfate. 24% of Mcfate men worked as a Salesman and 100% of Mcfate women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Salesman
    24%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Carpenter
    16%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    100%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 135 immigration records available for the last name Mcfate. 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 387 military records available for the last name Mcfate. For the veterans among your Mcfate ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcfate lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Mcfate life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mcfate in 1953 was 39, and 79 in 2004.

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