Mcgovern Family History

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Mcgovern Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Shamhr(adh)áin, a patronymic from the personal name Samhradháin, a diminutive of samhradh ‘summer’.

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


Similar surnames: Mcgivern, Mciver, Mcginn, Mccomber, Mcgowan, Mcgorry, Mcilveen

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Mcgovern Family Origin

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Mcgovern Family Occupations

What did your Mcgovern ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcgovern family was Coal Miner. The most common Mcgovern occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Mcgovern's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcgovern.

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  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

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

Mcgovern Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mcgovern Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgovern life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mcgovern in 1942 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcgovern

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcgovern 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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