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Mckenry Name Meaning

from Mac Éinrí see McHenry .

Source: The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, 2021

Similar surnames: Mchenry, Mckendry, Mckenny, Mcenery, Mcneary, Mckenna, Mcgeary, Mckey

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Where is the Mckenry family from?

You can see how Mckenry families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mckenry family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mckenry families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Mckenry families living in Virginia. This was about 57% of all the recorded Mckenry's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Mckenry families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mckenry surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mckenry ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Mckenry. 100% of Mckenry men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 170 immigration records available for the last name Mckenry. 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 Cards

There are 240 military records available for the last name Mckenry. For the veterans among your Mckenry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mckenry lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Mckenry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Mckenry in 1963 was 59, and 88 in 2004.

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