Mcnamara Family History

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Mcnamara Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Conmara, a patronymic from Cú Mhara, a personal name composed of the elements cú ‘hound’ + muir ‘sea’.

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


Similar surnames: Mcnamee, Mcneary, Mcnair, Mcnary, Monahan, Mcnabb, Mcnamar, Macnamara

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Mcnamara Family Origin

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Mcnamara Family Occupations

What did your Mcnamara ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcnamara. The most common Mcnamara occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Mcnamara's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Mcnamara family was Keeps House.

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Keeps House

    2%

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

Mcnamara Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Mcnamara ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Mcnamara Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcnamara lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Mcnamara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mcnamara in 1940 was 64, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcnamara 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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