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Mccleary Family History

Mccleary Name Meaning
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cléirich ‘son of the cleric’ (see Cleary).Anglicized form of Mac Giolla Arraith ‘son of the servant of Arraith’, or Woulfe suggests of Mac Giolla an Raith ‘son of the prosperous youth’.

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

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36,674 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,665 Military Records
3,087 Immigration Records
31,826 Census and Voter Lists
94,500 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mccleary Families

  • Number of Mccleary families
     60 - 118
     21 - 59
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mccleary families
     29 - 55
     10 - 28
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mccleary families
     21 - 40
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mccleary Family Origin

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Mccleary Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Mccleary

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Mccleary Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Mccleary Civil War Service Records

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