Mccord Family History

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Mccord Name Meaning

Northern Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cuairt or Mac Cuarta, apparently meaning ‘son of a journey’, which Woulfe suggests may be a reduced form of Mac Muircheartaigh (see McMurtry).

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

Similar surnames: Mccool, Mccosh, Mcclory, Mccomb, Mccook, Mccorry, Mccart, Mcconn

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Mccord Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mccord name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Mccord. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Mccord Family Origin

Where is the Mccord family from?

Mccord Family Occupations

What did your Mccord ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mccord family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mccord. The most common Mccord occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Mccord's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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Mccord Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 75,000 census records available for the last name Mccord. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mccord 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Mccord. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Mccord. For the veterans among your Mccord ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mccord Life Expectancy

What is the average Mccord lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mccord life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mccord in 1940 was 36, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mccord 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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