Mcgivern Family History

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Mcgivern Name Meaning

Northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Uidhrín, a patronymic from a personal name which is from a diminutive of odhar ‘dun’. This surname is also found in Galloway in Scotland, where it is of Irish origin.

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


Similar surnames: Mcgovern, Mciver, Mcgibbon, Mcgilton, Mcgivney, Mcginn, Mcgiffin

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Mcgivern Family Origin

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Mcgivern Family Occupations

What did your Mcgivern ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mcgivern occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Mcgivern's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mcgivern family was Asst. R.R. Master. Farmer, Boiler Maker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcgivern.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Boiler Maker

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Asst. R.R. Master

    5%

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

Mcgivern Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mcgivern Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcgivern lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgivern life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mcgivern in 1947 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcgivern

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcgivern 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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