Mccroskey Family History

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Mccroskey Name Meaning

Scottish: metathesized Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cosgraich ‘son of Coscrach’, a byname meaning ‘victorious’, ‘triumphant’. Compare Irish Cosgrove.

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

Similar surnames: Mccoskey, Mccloskey, Mccrossen, Mccaskey, Croskey, Mccooey, Mcchesney

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Mccroskey Family Origin

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Mccroskey Family Occupations

What did your Mccroskey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mccroskey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Mccroskey's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mccroskey. A less common occupation for the Mccroskey family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Farming


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Mccroskey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mccroskey Life Expectancy

What is the average Mccroskey lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mccroskey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Mccroskey in 1941 was 26, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mccroskey 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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