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Mcvicar Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac á Bhiocair (Scottish) or Mac an Bhiocaire (Irish) ‘son of the vicar’ from Latin vicarius.

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


Similar surnames: Macvicar, Mccaw, Mcgirr, Mciver, Mcvean, Mccay, Mccart, Mclear

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Where is the Mcvicar family from?

You can see how Mcvicar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcvicar family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcvicar families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1840 there were 3 Mcvicar families living in New York. This was about 30% of all the recorded Mcvicar's in USA. New York had the highest population of Mcvicar families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcvicar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcvicar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stitcher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mcvicar. 24% of Mcvicar men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Mcvicar women worked as a Stitcher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcvicar were Laborer and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Laborer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stitcher
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%
  • Saleswoman
    25%
  • Teacher
    25%
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Census Records

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Mcvicar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcvicar census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcvicar. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Mcvicar. For the veterans among your Mcvicar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcvicar lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Mcvicar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Mcvicar in 1956 was 43, and 73 in 2004.

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