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Mcdermitt Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Diarmada ‘son of Diarmaid’, a personal name possibly composed of the separative prefix di- + farmat ‘envy’, hence meaning ‘free from envy’. This name was borne in Celtic legend by the lover of Gráinne, and, in historical times, by Diarmaid Mac Murchadha, the 12th-century king of Leinster whose appeal to the English for support led directly to the Anglo-Norman presence in Ireland. Mac Diarmada was an important name in Connacht.

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


Similar surnames: Mcdermott, Mcdiarmid, Mccormick, Mcdevitt, Mckevitt, Mcferrin

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Mcdermitt Family Origin

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Mcdermitt Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcdermitt family was Farm Laborer. The most common Mcdermitt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Mcdermitt's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcdermitt.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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Mcdermitt Historical Records

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Mcdermitt Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, Mcdermitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mcdermitt in 1954 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

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