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Mcguirk Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Cuirc, patronymic from the personal name Corc ‘heart’. Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Oirc, patronymic from the personal name Orc, from orc ‘pig’.

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


Similar surnames: Mcguire, Mcguirl, Quirk, Mcginn, Mcgill, Mcgurrin, Mcgurl, Mcgirr

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Where is the Mcguirk family from?

You can see how Mcguirk families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcguirk family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcguirk families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 34 Mcguirk families living in Prince Edward Island. This was about 71% of all the recorded Mcguirk's in Canada. Prince Edward Island had the highest population of Mcguirk families in 1911.
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What did your Mcguirk ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Mcguirk. 84% of Mcguirk men worked as a Farmer.

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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
    84%
  • Retail
    17%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Mcguirk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcguirk 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcguirk. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Mcguirk. For the veterans among your Mcguirk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcguirk lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Mcguirk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Mcguirk in 1948 was 35, and 77 in 2004.

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