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Mcgary Name Meaning

Irish: variant of McCary.

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

Similar surnames: Mcgeary, Mcgarr, Mcgory, Mccary, Mccarry, Mccarey, Mcgarey, Mcgoey

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Where is the Mcgary family from?

You can see how Mcgary families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcgary family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcgary families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 13 Mcgary families living in Ontario. This was about 59% of all the recorded Mcgary's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mcgary families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcgary surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcgary ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Mcgary. 60% of Mcgary 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
  • Engineer
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Mcgary. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgary census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcgary. 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 Mcgary. For the veterans among your Mcgary ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcgary lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgary life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Mcgary in 1948 was 42, and 78 in 2004.

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