Mcginnis Family History

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Mcginnis Name Meaning

Irish (also Galloway in western Scotland): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Aonghuis ‘son of Aonghus’ (see Angus). Compare Scottish McInnis. This is the surname of a chieftain family in western County Down.

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


Similar surnames: Mcinnis, Mcginn, Mcgillis, Mckinney, Mcgannon, Mcginniss, Mcminn

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Mcginnis Family Origin

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Mcginnis Family Occupations

What did your Mcginnis ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mcginnis. 25% of Mcginnis men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Mcginnis women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcginnis were Carpenter and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Labourer
    11%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Income
    7%
  • Teacher
    7%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mcginnis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 106,000 census records available for the last name Mcginnis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcginnis census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcginnis. 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 Card

There are 26,000 military records available for the last name Mcginnis. For the veterans among your Mcginnis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcginnis Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcginnis lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mcginnis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mcginnis in 1942 was 66, and 76 in 2004.

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