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Mcnary Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Náradhaigh ‘son of Náradhach’ a byname meaning ‘modest’ more commonly Anglicized as Neary .

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

Similar surnames: Mccary, Mcneary, Mcnay, Manary, Mccart, Mckay, Mcnair, Mcgarry

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Where is the Mcnary family from?

You can see how Mcnary families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcnary family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcnary families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 14 Mcnary families living in Alberta. This was about 74% of all the recorded Mcnary's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Mcnary families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcnary surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcnary ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Mcnary. 100% of Mcnary 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
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Mcnary. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcnary 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 601 immigration records available for the last name Mcnary. 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 Mcnary. For the veterans among your Mcnary ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcnary lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mcnary life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Mcnary in 1942 was 29, and 75 in 2004.

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