Mciver Family History

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Mciver Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Íomhair ‘son of Íomhar’, Gaelic form of the Old Norse personal name Ivarr.

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

Similar surnames: Mcgivern, Maciver, Diver, Mcniven, Mcvey, Oliver, Maver, Miner

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Mciver Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mciver name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Mciver. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Germanic Europe


  • Benin/Togo


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Mciver Family Origin

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Mciver Family Occupations

What did your Mciver ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mciver. A less common occupation for the Mciver family was Farm Laborer. The most common Mciver occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Mciver's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Mciver Historical Records

What Mciver family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 45,000 census records available for the last name Mciver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mciver 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Mciver. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Mciver. For the veterans among your Mciver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mciver Life Expectancy

What is the average Mciver lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Mciver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mciver in 1946 was 31, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mciver

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mciver 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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