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Mccarthy Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cárthaigh ‘son of Cárthach’, a personal name meaning ‘loving’. This is the name of an important Munster family.

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


Similar surnames: Mccary, Mccarley, Mccartan, Mccart, Mccarney, Mccartney, Mclarney

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Mccarthy Family Origin

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Mccarthy Family Occupations

What did your Mccarthy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mccarthy family was Keeps House. The most common Mccarthy occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Mccarthy's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mccarthy.

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  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Keeps House

    2%

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Mccarthy Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Mccarthy ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Mccarthy Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Mccarthy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mccarthy in 1940 was 30, and 75 in 2004.

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