Mctavish Family History

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Mctavish Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Tamhais, patronymic from a Lowland Scots form of the personal name Thomas.

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


Similar surnames: Mccamish, Mcleish, Mcmahill, Mcdaris, Mcamis, Mcnair, Stanish

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Mctavish Family Origin

Where is the Mctavish family from?

Mctavish Family Occupations

What did your Mctavish ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mctavish occupation in the USA was Lumberman. 18% of Mctavish's were Lumbermans. A less common occupation for the Mctavish family was Farmer. Lumberman, Carpenter and Dealer In Dry Goods & Groceries were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mctavish.

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  • Lumberman

    18%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Dealer In Dry Goods & Groceries

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%

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

Mctavish Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mctavish Life Expectancy

What is the average Mctavish lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Mctavish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Mctavish in 1964 was 73, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mctavish

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mctavish 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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