Mcquaid Family History

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Mcquaid Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Uaid ‘son of Uad’, Gaelic form of the personal name Wat (see Walter).

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


Similar surnames: Mcquain, Mcquaig, Mccaig, Mcphail, Mcnair, Mcswain, Mcqueen, Mcgrail

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Mcquaid Family Origin

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Mcquaid Family Occupations

What did your Mcquaid ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Mcquaid Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mcquaid Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcquaid lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Mcquaid life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mcquaid in 1951 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcquaid

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcquaid 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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