Mcgee Family History

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Mcgee Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha ‘son of Aodh’ (see McCoy).

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

Similar surnames: Magee, Mcnee, Gee, Mcbee, Mcafee, Mcphee, Mcaree, Mcatee, Mcgaw

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Mcgee Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mcgee name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Mcgee. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Mcgee Family Origin

Where is the Mcgee family from?

Mcgee Family Occupations

What did your Mcgee ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mcgee occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Mcgee's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mcgee family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcgee.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Mcgee Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 286,000 census records available for the last name Mcgee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgee 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 28,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcgee. 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 59,000 military records available for the last name Mcgee. For the veterans among your Mcgee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcgee Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcgee lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mcgee in 1941 was 35, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcgee 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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