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Mcginnis Family History

Mcginnis Name Meaning
Irish (also Galloway in western Scotland): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Aonghuis ‘son of Aonghus’ (see Angus). Compare Scottish McInnis. This is the surname of a chieftain family in western County Down.

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

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135,434 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
24,706 Military Records
7,746 Immigration Records
102,614 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Mcginnis Families

  • Number of Mcginnis families
     159 - 315
     54 - 158
     1 - 53
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mcginnis families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mcginnis families
     51 - 99
     18 - 50
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mcginnis Family Origin

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Mcginnis Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Mcginnis

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Mcginnis Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Mcginnis Civil War Service Records

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