Mcgettigan Family History

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Mcgettigan Name Meaning

Northern Irish (Donegal): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Eiteagáin, patronymic from the personal name Eiteagán, a diminutive of eite ‘wing’ (perhaps originally a byname for a swift runner).

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


Similar surnames: Mcguigan, Mckeegan, Mcgeehan, Mccartan, Mcgonigle, Mcgahan, Mchatton

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Mcgettigan Family Origin

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Mcgettigan Family Occupations

What did your Mcgettigan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Baker & Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcgettigan. A less common occupation for the Mcgettigan family was Blacksmith. The most common Mcgettigan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Mcgettigan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Baker & Grocer

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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

Mcgettigan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mcgettigan Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcgettigan lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgettigan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Mcgettigan in 1944 was 23, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcgettigan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcgettigan 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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