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Mchugh Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha or Mac Aoidh ‘son of Aodh’ an old personal name meaning ‘fire’ originally the name of a pagan god. Thus the name has the same origin as McKay McGee and McCoy . See also Hughes

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mcvaugh, Mcgaugh, Mcgough, Mcnish, Mclure, Hugh, Tough, Lehigh

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Where is the Mchugh family from?

You can see how Mchugh families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mchugh family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mchugh families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 56 Mchugh families living in New Brunswick. This was about 39% of all the recorded Mchugh's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Mchugh families in 1911.
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What did your Mchugh ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Mchugh. 28% of Mchugh men worked as a Farmer and 38% of Mchugh women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mchugh were Journalier and Teacher. .

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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
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Journalier

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
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Passenger Lists

There are 28,000 immigration records available for the last name Mchugh. 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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There are 22,000 military records available for the last name Mchugh. For the veterans among your Mchugh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mchugh lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mchugh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mchugh in 1942 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

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