Mccoy Name Meaning

Irish (Limerick): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha ‘son of Aodh’, an ancient personal name meaning ‘fire’, originally the name of a pagan god. Thus it has the same origin as McGee, McKay and McKee.

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


Similar surnames: Mcroy, Mccay, Mccloy, Mcvoy, Mccone, Mcconn, Mccary, Mccook, Mcclory

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Mccoy Family Origin

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Mccoy Family Occupations

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  • Dock Labourer

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Baker

    3%

In 1881, Dock Labourer, Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mccoy. A less common occupation for the Mccoy family was Baker. The most common Mccoy occupation in the UK was Dock Labourer. 5% of Mccoy's were Dock Labourers.

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Mccoy Historical Records

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Mccoy Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Mccoy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mccoy in 1940 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mccoy

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