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Mccamish Surname Meaning

Scottish or Irish: Anglicized form of Mac Sheumais ‘son of Seumas’ Gaelic form of James . A variant with unlenited personal name was Anglicized in Ireland and Scotland as McJames but came to be ‘translated’ as Jameson .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Mcamis, Mctavish, Mccammon, Mccosh, Mccaig, Mccomas, Mcleish

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Where is the Mccamish family from?

You can see how Mccamish families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccamish family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccamish families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Mccamish families living in Cumberland. This was 100% of all the recorded Mccamish's in United Kingdom. Cumberland had the highest population of Mccamish families in 1891.
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What did your Mccamish ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Typist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mccamish. 40% of Mccamish men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Mccamish women worked as a Typist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mccamish were Clerk and Housewife. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    40%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Barber
    11%
  • Clerk
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Typist
    34%
  • Clerk
    34%
  • Housewife
    34%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mccamish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mccamish 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 210 immigration records available for the last name Mccamish. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 370 military records available for the last name Mccamish. For the veterans among your Mccamish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccamish lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Mccamish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Mccamish in 1955 was 34, and 82 in 2004.

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