Mcgath Family History

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Mcgath Name Meaning

Scottish (Ayrshire): perhaps an Anglicized spelling of Gaelic Mag Eathach, a variant of Mac Eachach.

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

Similar surnames: Mcmath, Mcgrath, Mcbath, Mcgaw, Mcfate, Mcgaha, Mcbeth, Mcfall

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Mcgath Family Origin

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Mcgath Family Occupations

What did your Mcgath ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mcgath occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Mcgath's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Hand and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcgath. A less common occupation for the Mcgath family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Hand

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer


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

Mcgath Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mcgath. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgath 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 367 immigration records available for the last name Mcgath. 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 487 military records available for the last name Mcgath. For the veterans among your Mcgath ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcgath Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcgath lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Mcgath in 1947 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcgath

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcgath 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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