Mcgaffin Family History

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Mcgaffin Name Meaning

Northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eacháin ‘son of Eachán’ (see McGahan).

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


Similar surnames: Mcguffin, Mcgiffin, Gaffin, Mcgahan, Mcgaffey, Mchaffie, Mcduffie

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Mcgaffin Family Origin

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Mcgaffin Family Occupations

What did your Mcgaffin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Ice Cream Clerk were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mcgaffin. A less common occupation for the Mcgaffin family was Works In Confect. Store. The most common Mcgaffin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Mcgaffin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Ice Cream Clerk

    25%
  • Works In Confect. Store

    25%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mcgaffin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mcgaffin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mcgaffin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgaffin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mcgaffin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mcgaffin. For the veterans among your Mcgaffin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcgaffin Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcgaffin lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgaffin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Mcgaffin in 1962 was 81, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcgaffin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcgaffin ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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