Mcgaw Name Meaning

Northern Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Ádhaimh ‘son of Adam’. Compare McCaw.

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


Similar surnames: Mccaw, Gaw, Mckay, Magaw, Mcgee, Mccay, Mcnay, Mcrae, Mcgraw, Mcham

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Mcgaw Family Origin

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Mcgaw Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Labourer

    16%
  • Going To School

    9%
  • Servant

    9%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcgaw. The most common Mcgaw occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Mcgaw's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mcgaw family was Servant.

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Mcgaw Historical Records

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Mcgaw Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Mcgaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Mcgaw in 1949 was 49, and 64 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcgaw

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