Mccaw Family History

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Mccaw Name Meaning

Northern Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Ádhaimh ‘son of Ádhamh’, Gaelic form of the personal name Adam.

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


Similar surnames: Mcgaw, Mccay, Mckay, Mccraw, Mccart, Mcham, Mccaig, Mccann, Mccabe

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Mccaw Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mccaw name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Mccaw. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    46%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    24%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Sweden

    3%

  • Norway

    2%

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Mccaw Family Origin

Where is the Mccaw family from?

Mccaw Family Occupations

What did your Mccaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mccaw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Mccaw's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mccaw. A less common occupation for the Mccaw family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mccaw ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mccaw Historical Records

What Mccaw family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Mccaw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mccaw 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

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Mccaw. 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 Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Mccaw. For the veterans among your Mccaw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mccaw Life Expectancy

What is the average Mccaw lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Mccaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mccaw in 1948 was 72, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mccaw

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mccaw ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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