Mcvoy Name Meaning

Irish or Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Bhuidhe ‘son of the yellow-haired man’ (from buidhe ‘yellow’), or Mac Fhíodhbhuidhe ‘son of the woodcutter’ (see McEvoy).

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


Similar surnames: Mcevoy, Mccoy, Mcroy, Mcvey, Mckay, Mccloy, Mccay, Mcnay, Devoy

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Mcvoy Family Origin

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Mcvoy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Butcher

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcvoy family was Butcher. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcvoy. The most common Mcvoy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Mcvoy's were Farmers.

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Mcvoy Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Mcvoy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Mcvoy in 1944 was 22, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcvoy

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