Mccarthy Family History

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Mccarthy Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cárthaigh ‘son of Cárthach’, a personal name meaning ‘loving’. This is the name of an important Munster family.

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


Similar surnames: Mccary, Mccarley, Mccartan, Mccart, Mccarney, Mccartney, Mclarney

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Mccarthy Family Origin

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Mccarthy Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    9%
  • Charwoman

    2%
  • Tailor

    2%
  • General Laborer

    2%

In 1881, Labourer, Charwoman and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mccarthy. A less common occupation for the Mccarthy family was General Laborer. The most common Mccarthy occupation in the UK was Labourer. 9% of Mccarthy's were Labourers.

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Mccarthy Historical Records

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Mccarthy Life Expectancy

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