Mcgivern Family History

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Mcgivern Name Meaning

Northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Uidhrín, a patronymic from a personal name which is from a diminutive of odhar ‘dun’. This surname is also found in Galloway in Scotland, where it is of Irish origin.

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


Similar surnames: Mcgovern, Mciver, Mcgibbon, Mcgilton, Mcgivney, Mcginn, Mcgiffin

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Mcgivern Family Origin

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Mcgivern Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Labourer

    21%
  • Factory Hand

    11%
  • Book Keeper

    5%

In 1881, the most common Mcgivern occupation in Canada was Farmer. 21% of Mcgivern's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Factory Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcgivern. A less common occupation for the Mcgivern family was Book Keeper.

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Mcgivern Historical Records

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Mcgivern Life Expectancy

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