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Mcguffey Family History

Mcguffey Name Meaning
Anglicized form of the Gaelic patronymic Mac Dhubhthaigh or Mac Dhuibhshíthe (see Duffy).Scottish: according to Black this may be a variant of McGuffog, which may represent Gaelic Mac Dhabhoig, a patronymic from Davuc, a pet form of David.

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

37,329 Historical Documents with Mcguffey on Ancestry.com
6,918 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
844 Military Records
141 Immigration Records
3,847 Census and Voter Lists
25,579 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mcguffey Families

  • Number of Mcguffey families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mcguffey families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mcguffey families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mcguffey Family Origin

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Mcguffey Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Mcguffey

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Mcguffey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Mcguffey census records

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Mcguffey Civil War Service Records

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