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Mcgirt Name Meaning

Irish (northern): variant of McCord .

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

Similar surnames: Mcguirt, Mcgirr, Mccort, Girt, Mcwhirt, Mcgary, Mclure, Mcgraw

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Where is the Mcgirt family from?

You can see how Mcgirt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcgirt family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcgirt families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Mcgirt families living in North Carolina. This was 100% of all the recorded Mcgirt's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Mcgirt families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcgirt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcgirt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mcgirt. 35% of Mcgirt men worked as a Farmer and 36% of Mcgirt women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcgirt were Farm Laborer and Student Nurse. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
  • Maid
  • Laborer
  • Student Nurse
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mcgirt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgirt 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 54 immigration records available for the last name Mcgirt. 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 647 military records available for the last name Mcgirt. For the veterans among your Mcgirt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcgirt lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgirt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Mcgirt in 1956 was 45, and 62 in 2004.

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