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Mccloskey Family History

Mccloskey Name Meaning
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Bhloscaidh ‘son of Bloscadh’ a personal name probably derived from blosc ‘resounding noise’, ‘blast’. This surname is the name of a family from County Derry descended from the O’Kanes; it is also found in Scotland, mainly in Glasgow.

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

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51,792 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,821 Military Records
8,063 Immigration Records
41,348 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Mccloskey Families

  • Number of Mccloskey families
     128 - 253
     43 - 127
     1 - 42
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mccloskey families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mccloskey families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mccloskey Family Origin

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Mccloskey Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Mccloskey

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Mccloskey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Mccloskey Civil War Service Records

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