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Mcdow Family History

Mcdow Name Meaning
Scottish and Irish: patronymic from the Gaelic personal name Dubh meaning ‘black’; thus, it is of the same origin as McDuff.

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

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7,458 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,303 Military Records
256 Immigration Records
7,247 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Mcdow Families

  • Number of Mcdow families
     22 - 41
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mcdow families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mcdow Family Origin

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Mcdow Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Mcdow

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Mcdow Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Mcdow census records

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Mcdow Civil War Service Records

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