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Mciver Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Íomhair ‘son of Íomhar’ Gaelic form of the Old Norse personal name Ívarr (see Iverson ).

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


Similar surnames: Mcgivern, Maciver, Diver, Mcniven, Mcvey, Oliver, Maver, Miner

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Where is the Mciver family from?

You can see how Mciver families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mciver family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mciver families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1911 there were 37 Mciver families living in Ontario. This was about 27% of all the recorded Mciver's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mciver families in 1911.
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What did your Mciver ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Mciver. 55% of Mciver men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Mciver women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mciver were Labourer 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
    55%
  • Farmers Son
    7%
  • Fisherman
    6%
  • Labourer
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Waitress
    34%
  • Teacher
    34%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Mciver. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Mciver. For the veterans among your Mciver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mciver lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Mciver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mciver in 1946 was 31, and 77 in 2004.

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