Mccoy Name Meaning

Irish (Limerick): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha ‘son of Aodh’, an ancient personal name meaning ‘fire’, originally the name of a pagan god. Thus it has the same origin as McGee, McKay and McKee.

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

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Mccoy Family Origin

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Mccoy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Source: Census data for Mccoy | Data not to scale

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Mccoy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Mccoy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mccoy in 1940 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mccoy

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