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Mccaffrey Family History

Mccaffrey Name Meaning
Northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gafraidh or Mac Gofraidh ‘son of Gafradh’, a Gaelic form of the Old Norse personal name Guðfróðr, composed of the elements guð ‘god’ + fróðr ‘wise’, and equivalent to English Godfrey. An alternative Gaelic form of the personal name is Gothraidh, which gave rise to McGorry. In Ireland this is a branch of the Maguires of Fermanagh.

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

182,247 Historical Documents with Mccaffrey on Ancestry.com
57,846 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
9,113 Military Records
10,242 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Mccaffrey Families

  • Number of Mccaffrey families
     90 - 177
     31 - 89
     1 - 30
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mccaffrey families
     68 - 134
     23 - 67
     1 - 22
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mccaffrey families
     59 - 116
     20 - 58
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mccaffrey Family Origin

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Mccaffrey Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Mccaffrey

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Mccaffrey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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