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Mcginty Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Fhionnachtaigh, a patronymic from the personal name Fionnshneachtach, composed of the elements fionn ‘white’ + sneachtach ‘snowy’.

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


Similar surnames: Mcginley, Mcginn, Mcgivney, Ginty, Mcgeady, Mchenry, Mcgeeney

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Where is the Mcginty family from?

You can see how Mcginty families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcginty family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcginty families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 5 Mcginty families living in Ontario. This was about 42% of all the recorded Mcginty's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mcginty families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcginty surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcginty ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mcginty. 67% of Mcginty 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
    67%
  • Mason
    17%
  • Trapper
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    100%
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Census Records

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Mcginty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcginty 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcginty. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Mcginty. For the veterans among your Mcginty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcginty lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mcginty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Mcginty in 1941 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

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