Mcgrath Family History

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Mcgrath Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Craith, a patronymic from a personal name, possibly Mac Raith ‘son of grace’, from rath ‘grace’, ‘prosperity’.

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

Similar surnames: Mcgrail, Mcgrady, Mcgrane, Mcelrath, Mcgath, Mcmath, Mcrae, Mcfate

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Mcgrath Family Origin

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Mcgrath Family Occupations

What did your Mcgrath ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mcgrath. 36% of Mcgrath men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Mcgrath women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcgrath were Fisherman and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Fisherman

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Student
  • Clerk

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

Mcgrath Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 302,000 census records available for the last name Mcgrath. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgrath 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 65,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcgrath. 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 49,000 military records available for the last name Mcgrath. For the veterans among your Mcgrath ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcgrath Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcgrath lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgrath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mcgrath in 1940 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcgrath

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcgrath ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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