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Mcaravey Family History

Mcaravey Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Mcgarvey, Mccraney, Mccraven, Carvey, Caraveo, Cravey, Mcraney

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Where is the Mcaravey family from?

You can see how Mcaravey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcaravey family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Mcaravey families were found in and Scotland in 1851. In 1880 there were 2 Mcaravey families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Mcaravey's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Mcaravey families in 1880.
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Census Records

There are 152 census records available for the last name Mcaravey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcaravey 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 24 immigration records available for the last name Mcaravey. 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 10 military records available for the last name Mcaravey. For the veterans among your Mcaravey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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