Mcgimsey Family History

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Mcgimsey Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Díomasaigh ‘son of Díomasach’, a byname meaning ‘proud’, ‘haughty’, from díomas ‘pride’. Compare Dempsey.

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


Similar surnames: Mcgibney, Mcgaffey, Mcgivney, Mckinney, Mcgarvey, Mcginley, Mcgillen

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Mcgimsey Family Origin

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Mcgimsey Family Occupations

What did your Mcgimsey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mcgimsey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Mcgimsey's were Farmers. Farmer, Atty At-Law and Justice Of Peace were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcgimsey. A less common occupation for the Mcgimsey family was Keeping.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Atty At-Law

    11%
  • Justice Of Peace

    11%
  • Keeping

    11%

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

Mcgimsey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mcgimsey Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcgimsey lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgimsey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Mcgimsey in 1965 was 64, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcgimsey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcgimsey 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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