Mcgrath Family History

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Mcgrath Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Craith, a patronymic from a personal name, possibly Mac Raith ‘son of grace’, from rath ‘grace’, ‘prosperity’.

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


Similar surnames: Mcgrail, Mcgrady, Mcgrane, Mcelrath, Mcgath, Mcmath, Mcrae, Mcfate

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Mcgrath Family Origin

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Mcgrath Family Occupations

What did your Mcgrath ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Keeps House

    2%

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

Mcgrath Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mcgrath Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcgrath lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgrath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mcgrath in 1940 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcgrath

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcgrath 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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