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Mcgurn Name Meaning

Irish: variant of McGurrin.

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


Similar surnames: Mcgurk, Mcgugan, Mcgory, Mckern, Mcguirl, Mcguirt, Mcgarr, Mcgurl

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Where is the Mcgurn family from?

You can see how Mcgurn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcgurn family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcgurn families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 16 Mcgurn families living in Quebec. This was about 84% of all the recorded Mcgurn's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Mcgurn families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcgurn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcgurn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mcgurn. 30% of Mcgurn men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Mcgurn women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcgurn were New Worker and Saleswoman.

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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
    30%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Fireman
    17%
  • New Worker
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    31%
  • Teacher
    20%
  • Maid
    12%
  • Saleswoman
    8%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Mcgurn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgurn 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 855 immigration records available for the last name Mcgurn. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mcgurn. For the veterans among your Mcgurn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcgurn lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgurn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Mcgurn in 1941 was 38, and 69 in 2004.

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