Mcgirr Family History

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Mcgirr Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Gheairr ‘son of the short man’, sometimes translated into English as Short.

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

Similar surnames: Mcgorry, Mcgill, Mcgarry, Mcguire, Mciver, Mcgurl, Mcguirk, Mctyre

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Mcgirr Family Origin

Where is the Mcgirr family from?

Mcgirr Family Occupations

What did your Mcgirr ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Mcgirr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Mcgirr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgirr 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcgirr. 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 Mcgirr. For the veterans among your Mcgirr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcgirr Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcgirr lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgirr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Mcgirr in 1962 was 68, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcgirr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcgirr 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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