Mcdevitt Family History

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Mcdevitt Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Daibhéid, a patronymic from the Gaelic equivalent of David. Compare McDade.

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

Similar surnames: Mckevitt, Mcdermitt, Mcnevin, Mcdermott, Mcdavid, Devitt, Mcneil

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Mcdevitt Family Origin

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Mcdevitt Family Occupations

What did your Mcdevitt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcdevitt. A less common occupation for the Mcdevitt family was Keeps House. The most common Mcdevitt occupation in the USA was Laborer. 16% of Mcdevitt's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Keeps House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mcdevitt ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mcdevitt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mcdevitt Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcdevitt lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Mcdevitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Mcdevitt in 1943 was 42, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcdevitt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcdevitt 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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