Mcstay Family History

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Mcstay Name Meaning

Northern Irish (County Down): altered form of Irish Mustey, which is an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maoilstéighe ‘descendant of Maoilstéighe’, a personal name of unknown origin.

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


Similar surnames: Mckay, Mcclay, Mccay, Mcpeak, Massey, Mcswain, Mcnay, Mcnary, Mckean

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Mcstay Family Origin

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Mcstay Family Occupations

What did your Mcstay ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcstay family was Coal Miner. Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcstay. The most common Mcstay occupation in the USA was Laborer. 28% of Mcstay's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    28%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    6%

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

Mcstay Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mcstay Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcstay lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mcstay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Mcstay in 1945 was 30, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcstay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcstay 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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