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Mcgurk Family History

Mcgurk Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of McGuirk.

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


Similar surnames: Mcgurn, Mcguirk, Mclure, Mcgarr, Mcgirt, Mccort, Mcguire, Mcguirl

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Where is the Mcgurk family from?

You can see how Mcgurk families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcgurk family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcgurk families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 3 Mcgurk families living in Manitoba. This was about 38% of all the recorded Mcgurk's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Mcgurk families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcgurk surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcgurk ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mcgurk. 15% of Mcgurk men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Mcgurk women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcgurk were Farmer and Clerk.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Farmer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    16%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Saleslady
    11%
  • Clerk
    8%
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Mcgurk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgurk 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcgurk. 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 Mcgurk. For the veterans among your Mcgurk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcgurk lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgurk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Mcgurk in 1941 was 42, and 79 in 2004.

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