Mccaffrey Family History

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Mccaffrey Name Meaning

Northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gafraidh or Mac Gofraidh ‘son of Gafradh’, a Gaelic form of the Old Norse personal name Guðfróðr, composed of the elements guð ‘god’ + fróðr ‘wise’, and equivalent to English Godfrey. An alternative Gaelic form of the personal name is Gothraidh, which gave rise to McGorry. In Ireland this is a branch of the Maguires of Fermanagh.

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

Similar surnames: Mccauley, Mccafferty, Mcgaffey, Mccaskey, Mccarney, Mehaffey

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Mccaffrey Family Origin

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Mccaffrey Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Tailor


In 1880, the most common Mccaffrey occupation in the USA was Laborer. 17% of Mccaffrey's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Mccaffrey family was Tailor. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mccaffrey.

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Mccaffrey Historical Records

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Mccaffrey Life Expectancy

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