Mackay Family History

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Mackay Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: see McKay.

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

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Mackay Family Origin

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Mackay Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mackay family was Carpenter. The most common Mackay occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Mackay's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mackay.

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Mackay Historical Records

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Mackay Life Expectancy

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