Mcnay Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Niadh, a patronymic from the byname Nia ‘champion’.

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


Similar surnames: Mcnary, Mccay, Mckay, Mcroy, Mcham, Mcvoy, Mcnabb, Mcclay, Mccoy, May

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Mcnay Family Origin

Where is the Mcnay family from?

SHOW MORE

Mcnay Family Occupations

What did your Mcnay ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mcnay ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    57%
  • Going To School

    43%

In 1881, Farmer and Going To School were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mcnay. The most common Mcnay occupation in Canada was Farmer. 57% of Mcnay's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Mcnay | Data not to scale

Mcnay Historical Records

What Mcnay family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Mcnay ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Mcnay

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Mcnay Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcnay lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcnay ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Mcnay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Mcnay in 1949 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcnay

Famous Mcnay Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Look up another name