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Mcgeady Name Meaning

Irish (Donegal): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Céadaigh son of Céadach a personal name meaning ‘having hundreds (of followers)’. See Keady . Irish: Anglicized form of Mag Géadaigh or from Mag Éidigh possibly meaning ‘son of the ugly one’.

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

Similar surnames: Mcgrady, Mcneary, Mccready, Keady, Mcglade, Mcginty, Mccary, Mcgarry

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Where is the Mcgeady family from?

You can see how Mcgeady families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcgeady family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Mcgeady families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 13 Mcgeady families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 65% of all the recorded Mcgeady's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Mcgeady families in 1880.
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What did your Mcgeady ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Manager was the top reported job for people in the USA named Mcgeady. 50% of Mcgeady men worked as a Manager. .

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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

  • Manager
  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mcgeady. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgeady 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 393 immigration records available for the last name Mcgeady. 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 305 military records available for the last name Mcgeady. For the veterans among your Mcgeady ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcgeady lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgeady life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Mcgeady in 1963 was 80, and 54 in 2004.

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