Mcquay Family History

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Mcquay Name Meaning

Scottish (Galloway) and Irish: variant of McCoy.

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


Similar surnames: Mcquary, Mccay, Mckay, Mccray, Mcgray, Mckey, Mccuan, Mcbay, Mcvay

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Mcquay Family Origin

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Mcquay Family Occupations

What did your Mcquay ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcquay family was Carpenter. The most common Mcquay occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Mcquay's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcquay.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Mcquay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mcquay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcquay census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Mcquay

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mcquay. 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 Mcquay. For the veterans among your Mcquay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcquay Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcquay lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Mcquay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Mcquay in 1949 was 45, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcquay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcquay 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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