Mcginley Family History

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Mcginley Name Meaning

Irish (Donegal): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Fhionnghaile, a patronymic from the personal name Fionnghal, composed of the elements fionn ‘fair’ + gal ‘valor’.

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


Similar surnames: Mckinley, Mcginty, Mckinney, Ginley, Mcgivney, Mcglinchey, Mcginn

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Mcginley Family Origin

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Mcginley Family Occupations

What did your Mcginley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcginley. The most common Mcginley occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Mcginley's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Mcginley family was Engineer.

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  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Engineer

    2%

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

Mcginley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mcginley Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcginley lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Mcginley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Mcginley in 1949 was 26, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcginley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcginley 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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