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Mcgreevy Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Riabhaigh a patronymic from the personal name Riabhach ‘brindled grizzled’. Compare Reavey and Creevy

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


Similar surnames: Mccreary, Mcneely, Creevy, Mcgreevey, Mcgarvey, Mcfeely, Mccready

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Where is the Mcgreevy family from?

You can see how Mcgreevy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcgreevy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcgreevy families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Mcgreevy families living in Ohio. This was about 67% of all the recorded Mcgreevy's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Mcgreevy families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcgreevy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcgreevy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mcgreevy. 14% of Mcgreevy men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Mcgreevy women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcgreevy were Clerk and Clerk. .

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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
    14%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Clerk
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Secretary
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Clerk
    8%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Mcgreevy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgreevy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Mcgreevy lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgreevy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mcgreevy in 1947 was 51, and 82 in 2004.

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