Mccauley Family History

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Mccauley Name Meaning

Scottish (Dumbartonshire) and Irish (Westmeath): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Amhalghaidh ‘son of Amhalghadh’, a personal name of uncertain origin. Scottish (Hebrides) and Irish (Fermanagh): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Amhlaoibh or Mac Amhlaidh ‘son of Olaf’, from Gaelic forms of the Old Norse personal name Áleifr, Óláfr. Compare McAuliffe.

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


Similar surnames: Mccarley, Mccaskey, Mcauley, Mcclure, Mccarney, Mccurley, Mccartney

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Mccauley Family Origin

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Mccauley Family Occupations

What did your Mccauley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mccauley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Mccauley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mccauley family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mccauley.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Mccauley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mccauley Life Expectancy

What is the average Mccauley lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mccauley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mccauley in 1942 was 53, and 75 in 2004.

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