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Mcnamara Family History

Mcnamara Name Meaning
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Conmara, a patronymic from Cú Mhara, a personal name composed of the elements cú ‘hound’ + muir ‘sea’.

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

696,267 Historical Documents with Mcnamara on Ancestry.com
228,278 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
32,812 Military Records
37,209 Immigration Records
184,774 Census and Voter Lists
213,194 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mcnamara Families

  • Number of Mcnamara families
     309 - 615
     104 - 308
     1 - 103
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mcnamara families
     199 - 395
     67 - 198
     1 - 66
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mcnamara families
     91 - 179
     31 - 90
     1 - 30
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mcnamara Family Origin

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Mcnamara Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Mcnamara

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Mcnamara Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Mcnamara census records

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Mcnamara Civil War Service Records

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