Mcroy Family History

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Mcroy Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Rúaidh, a patronymic from the personal name or byname Rúadh ‘red’.

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

Similar surnames: Mccoy, Mcvoy, Mulroy, Troy, Mcnay, Croy, Merry, Mcelroy, Mcrae

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Mcroy Family Origin

Where is the Mcroy family from?

Mcroy Family Occupations

What did your Mcroy ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Mcroy occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 29% of Mcroy's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Mcroy family was Hotell Keeper. Carpenter, Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcroy.

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  • Carpenter

  • Blacksmith

  • Farmer

  • Hotell Keeper


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

Mcroy Historical Records

What Mcroy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Mcroy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcroy 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 598 immigration records available for the last name Mcroy. 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 Mcroy. For the veterans among your Mcroy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcroy Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcroy lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Mcroy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mcroy in 1954 was 31, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcroy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcroy 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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