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Mcgrail Family History

Mcgrail Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic from Mag Réill (a dialect variant of Mac Néill) a patronymic from the personal name Niall. See McNeil . The substitution of -r- for -n- occurs in a number of Irish Mac- names.

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


Similar surnames: Mcgrath, Mcphail, Mcgrady, Mcfall, Mcgrane, Mccall, Mcgeady, Mcrae

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Where is the Mcgrail family from?

You can see how Mcgrail families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcgrail family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcgrail families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Mcgrail families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 71% of all the recorded Mcgrail's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Mcgrail families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcgrail surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcgrail ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mcgrail. 26% of Mcgrail men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Mcgrail women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcgrail were New Worker and School Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    26%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Painter
    6%
  • New Worker
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    17%
  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Teacher
    13%
  • School Teacher
    6%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcgrail. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Mcgrail. For the veterans among your Mcgrail ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcgrail lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgrail life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mcgrail in 1944 was 25, and 80 in 2004.

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