Mcgaffey Family History

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Mcgaffey Name Meaning

Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eochadha or Mac Eachaidh ‘son of Eachaidh’, a byname meaning ‘horseman’ (a derivative of each ‘horse’). Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gáibhthigh, patronymic from a personal name based on gáibhtheach ‘fierce’, ‘eager’ (earlier gáibhthech). Compare Gaffey and Caughey.

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


Similar surnames: Mcguffey, Mccaffrey, Gaffey, Mccauley, Mehaffey, Claffey, Mcgaughey

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Mcgaffey Family Origin

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Mcgaffey Family Occupations

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  • Bailiff G. C.

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

In 1881, the most common Mcgaffey occupation in Canada was Bailiff G. C.. 50% of Mcgaffey's were Bailiff G. C.s. Bailiff G. C. and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mcgaffey.

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Mcgaffey Historical Records

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Mcgaffey Life Expectancy

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