Mccay Name Meaning

Northern Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha (see McCoy).

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


Similar surnames: Mckay, Mccaw, Mcclay, Mcnay, Mccoy, Mccary, Mccloy, Mcgaw, Mccabe

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Mccay Family Origin

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Mccay Family Occupations

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  • Paddler (Iron)

    50%
  • Sailmaker

    50%

In 1881, the most common Mccay occupation in the UK was Paddler (Iron). 50% of Mccay's were Paddler (Iron)s. Paddler (Iron) and Sailmaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mccay.

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Mccay Historical Records

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Mccay Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Mccay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mccay in 1942 was 36, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mccay

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