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Mcgee Surname Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Aoidh or Mag Aodha ‘son of Aodh’ an old personal name meaning ‘fire’ originally the name of a pagan god. See also McCoy .

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

Similar surnames: Magee, Mcnee, Gee, Mcbee, Mcafee, Mcphee, Mcaree, Mcatee, Mcgaw

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Where is the Mcgee family from?

You can see how Mcgee families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcgee family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcgee families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 96 Mcgee families living in Ontario. This was about 29% of all the recorded Mcgee's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mcgee families in 1911.
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What did your Mcgee ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Mcgee. 35% of Mcgee men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Mcgee women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcgee were Clerk and Student. .

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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
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Student
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Census Records

There are 286,000 census records available for the last name Mcgee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgee 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 28,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcgee. 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 59,000 military records available for the last name Mcgee. For the veterans among your Mcgee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcgee lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mcgee in 1941 was 35, and 73 in 2004.

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