Mcvoy Name Meaning

Irish or Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Bhuidhe ‘son of the yellow-haired man’ (from buidhe ‘yellow’), or Mac Fhíodhbhuidhe ‘son of the woodcutter’ (see McEvoy).

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


Similar surnames: Mcevoy, Mccoy, Mcroy, Mcvey, Mckay, Mccloy, Mccay, Mcnay, Devoy

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Mcvoy Family Origin

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Mcvoy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Brick Layer

    10%
  • Fisherman

    10%
  • Servant

    10%

In 1881, the most common Mcvoy occupation in Canada was Farmer. 20% of Mcvoy's were Farmers. Farmer, Brick Layer and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcvoy. A less common occupation for the Mcvoy family was Servant.

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Mcvoy Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Mcvoy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Mcvoy in 1944 was 22, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcvoy

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