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Mcgurl Family History

Mcgurl Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Fhearghail ‘son of Fearghal’ (see Farrell).

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


Similar surnames: Mcguirl, Mcguire, Mcgirr, Mcgill, Mcguirk, Mcguff, Mctyre, Mcgough

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Where is the Mcgurl family from?

You can see how Mcgurl families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcgurl family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcgurl families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 10 Mcgurl families living in Lancashire. This was about 56% of all the recorded Mcgurl's in the UK. Lancashire had the highest population of Mcgurl families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcgurl surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcgurl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Dentist was the top reported job for people in the US named Mcgurl. 17% of Mcgurl men worked as a Dentist.

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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

  • Dentist
    17%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Pipe Fitter
    17%
  • New Worker
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mcgurl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgurl 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 225 immigration records available for the last name Mcgurl. 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 320 military records available for the last name Mcgurl. For the veterans among your Mcgurl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcgurl lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgurl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mcgurl in 1962 was 73, and 68 in 2004.

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