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Mcirvin Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac hEireamhóin ‘son of Eireamhón’ (see Irvin). See also Irwin.

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


Similar surnames: Irvin, Mcnevin, Mccraven, Mcbrien, Mcilveen, Mcinnis, Mcmartin

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Where is the Mcirvin family from?

You can see how Mcirvin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcirvin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcirvin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1841 there were 2 Mcirvin families living in Argyll. This was about 40% of all the recorded Mcirvin's in Scotland. Argyll had the highest population of Mcirvin families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcirvin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcirvin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Operator and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mcirvin. 30% of Mcirvin men worked as an Operator and 100% of Mcirvin women worked as a Housework. .

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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

  • Operator
    30%
  • Laborer
    30%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Attendant
    20%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mcirvin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcirvin 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 88 immigration records available for the last name Mcirvin. 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 251 military records available for the last name Mcirvin. For the veterans among your Mcirvin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcirvin lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Mcirvin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mcirvin in 1961 was 52, and 84 in 2004.

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