Mcgehee Family History

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Mcgehee Name Meaning

Irish: probably a variant of McGaughey.

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


Similar surnames: Mcgahee, Mcghee, Mcgahey, Mcgoey, Mcpeake, Mcnease, Mcgue, Mcbee

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Mcgehee Family Origin

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Mcgehee Family Occupations

What did your Mcgehee ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcgehee family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcgehee. The most common Mcgehee occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Mcgehee's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Mcgehee Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mcgehee Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcgehee lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgehee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mcgehee in 1942 was 68, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcgehee

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcgehee 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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