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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

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Mcgovern Family Origin

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Mcgovern Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcgovern. 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.

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Mcgovern Life Expectancy

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