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Mckoy Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant spelling of McCoy.

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

Similar surnames: Mckey, Mckay, Mcvoy, Mccay, Mcray, Moy, Mckown, Mckee, Maloy, Croy

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Where is the Mckoy family from?

You can see how Mckoy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mckoy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mckoy families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 44 Mckoy families living in Quebec. This was about 75% of all the recorded Mckoy's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Mckoy families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mckoy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mckoy ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Mckoy. 64% of Mckoy men worked as a Farmer.

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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
  • F Farmer
  • Labourer
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Mckoy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mckoy 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mckoy. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Mckoy. For the veterans among your Mckoy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mckoy lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Mckoy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mckoy in 1943 was 31, and 65 in 2004.

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