Mccafferty Family History

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Mccafferty Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eachmharcaigh, ‘son of Eachmharcach’, a personal name composed of the elements each ‘horse’ + marcach ‘rider’, ‘knight’. The sound change ch to f also occurs in a number of other names. Compare Murphy. The surname is found in Donegal, probably a branch of the O’Dohertys.

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

Similar surnames: Mclafferty, Mcclafferty, Mccaffrey, Lafferty, Mcgaffey, Mehaffey

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Mccafferty Family Origin

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Mccafferty Family Occupations

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In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mccafferty. 6% of Mccafferty men worked as a General Labourer and 54% of Mccafferty women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mccafferty were Aircraft Fitter and duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • colliery Journeym Below
  • Aircraft Fitter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Daily Work
  • Incapacitated
  • duties

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

Mccafferty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Mccafferty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mccafferty 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

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Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Mccafferty. For the veterans among your Mccafferty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mccafferty Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Mccafferty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mccafferty in 1947 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

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