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Mcgray Name Meaning

Variant of Irish McGrath or Scottish McRae.

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


Similar surnames: Mccray, Mcray, Mcgraw, Mccraw, Mccrary, Mccrady, Mcgrain, Mcgrory

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Where is the Mcgray family from?

You can see how Mcgray families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcgray family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcgray families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 13 Mcgray families living in New Brunswick. This was about 68% of all the recorded Mcgray's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Mcgray families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcgray surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcgray ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Sister Rc Convent were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mcgray. .

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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
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Sister Rc Convent
    100%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Mcgray. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgray 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcgray. 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 633 military records available for the last name Mcgray. For the veterans among your Mcgray ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcgray lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgray life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Mcgray in 1955 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

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