Mcgarrah Family History

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Mcgarrah Name Meaning

Irish: shortened form of McGarraher, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Fhearchair ‘son of Fearchar’, a personal name composed of the elements fear ‘man’ + car ‘dear’, ‘loving’.

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


Similar surnames: Mcgarry, Mccarron, Mcgurrin, Mccartan, Mcgarvey, Mcgrath, Mccargar

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Mcgarrah Family Origin

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Mcgarrah Family Occupations

What did your Mcgarrah ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mcgarrah occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Mcgarrah's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mcgarrah family was Keeps Drugstore. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farm Lab. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcgarrah.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Farm Laborer

    15%
  • Farm Lab.

    8%
  • Keeps Drugstore

    8%

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

Mcgarrah Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mcgarrah Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcgarrah lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgarrah life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mcgarrah in 1942 was 56, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcgarrah

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcgarrah 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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