Mcnay Family History

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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

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Mcnay Family Origin

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Mcnay Family Occupations

What did your Mcnay ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmers Son and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mcnay. 20% of Mcnay men worked as a Farmers Son and 25% of Mcnay women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcnay were Docteur and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmers Son
  • Chauffeur
  • Cultivateur
  • Docteur

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Bookkeeper
  • Boys Home
  • Dressmaker
  • Farmer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mcnay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Mcnay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcnay census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcnay. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mcnay. For the veterans among your Mcnay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcnay Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcnay lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcnay

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.

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