Mcweeney Family History

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Mcweeney Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Mhaonaigh ‘son of Maonach’, a personal name meaning either ‘dumb’. variant of Scottish McWhinney.

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


Similar surnames: Mcgeeney, Mcsweeney, Sweeney, Mckelvey, Mclarney, Mccarney, Mccraney

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Mcweeney Family Origin

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Mcweeney Family Occupations

What did your Mcweeney ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mcweeney. 24% of Mcweeney men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Mcweeney women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcweeney were Manager and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Apprenticeship Machinist
    16%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Manager
    16%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    28%
  • Typist
    19%
  • Maid
    19%
  • Nurse
    19%

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

Mcweeney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mcweeney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcweeney 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 864 immigration records available for the last name Mcweeney. 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 558 military records available for the last name Mcweeney. For the veterans among your Mcweeney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcweeney Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcweeney lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mcweeney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Mcweeney in 1962 was 80, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcweeney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcweeney 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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