Mcavoy Family History

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Mcavoy Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of McEvoy.

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


Similar surnames: Mcvoy, Mcadow, Mcilvoy, Mcadory, Mccravy, Mccloy, Mckey, Mckoy

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Mcavoy Family Origin

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Mcavoy Family Occupations

What did your Mcavoy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcavoy family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcavoy. The most common Mcavoy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Mcavoy's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

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

Mcavoy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mcavoy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcavoy 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 Mcavoy. 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 Mcavoy. For the veterans among your Mcavoy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcavoy Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcavoy lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mcavoy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Mcavoy in 1944 was 58, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcavoy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcavoy 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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