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Mcgraw Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of McGrath.

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

Similar surnames: Mccraw, Mcgray, Mcgaw, Mccray, Mcgrain, Mcgrade, Mcgrann, Mcgrew

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Where is the Mcgraw family from?

You can see how Mcgraw families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcgraw family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcgraw families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 82 Mcgraw families living in New Brunswick. This was about 75% of all the recorded Mcgraw's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Mcgraw families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcgraw surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcgraw ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mcgraw. 38% of Mcgraw men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Mcgraw women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcgraw were Fireman and Cook.

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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
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Fireman

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic
  • Cook
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Census Records

There are 87,000 census records available for the last name Mcgraw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgraw 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcgraw. 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 20,000 military records available for the last name Mcgraw. For the veterans among your Mcgraw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcgraw lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgraw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mcgraw in 1944 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

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