Mctavish Family History

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Mctavish Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Tamhais, patronymic from a Lowland Scots form of the personal name Thomas.

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


Similar surnames: Mccamish, Mcleish, Mcmahill, Mcdaris, Mcamis, Mcnair, Stanish

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Mctavish Family Origin

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Mctavish Family Occupations

What did your Mctavish ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mctavish. 58% of Mctavish men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Mctavish women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mctavish were Laborer and School Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    58%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Labourer
    5%
  • Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    27%
  • Teacher
    20%
  • Retired
    14%
  • School Teacher
    14%

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

Mctavish Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Mctavish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mctavish 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Mctavish. 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 Mctavish. For the veterans among your Mctavish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mctavish Life Expectancy

What is the average Mctavish lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Mctavish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Mctavish in 1964 was 73, and 83 in 2004.

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