Mccloskey Family History

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Mccloskey Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Bhloscaidh ‘son of Bloscadh’ a personal name probably derived from blosc ‘resounding noise’, ‘blast’. This surname is the name of a family from County Derry descended from the O’Kanes; it is also found in Scotland, mainly in Glasgow.

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

Similar surnames: Mccoskey, Mccroskey, Mccaskey, Mccooey, Mcclory, Mccusker, Mcchesney

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Mccloskey Family Origin

Where is the Mccloskey family from?

Mccloskey Family Occupations

What did your Mccloskey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mccloskey family was Paviour. The most common Mccloskey occupation in the UK was Grocer And Innkeeper. 33% of Mccloskey's were Grocer And Innkeepers. Grocer And Innkeeper and Inland Revenue C.S. Officer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mccloskey.

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  • Grocer And Innkeeper

  • Inland Revenue C.S. Officer

  • Paviour


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

Mccloskey Historical Records

What Mccloskey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 42,000 census records available for the last name Mccloskey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mccloskey 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Mccloskey. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Mccloskey. For the veterans among your Mccloskey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mccloskey Life Expectancy

What is the average Mccloskey lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mccloskey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mccloskey in 1941 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mccloskey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mccloskey 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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