Mcevoy Family History

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Mcevoy Name Meaning

Irish (Ulster) and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Bhuidhe ‘son of the yellow-haired lad’. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhíodhbhuidhe, a patronymic, originally (the genitive has been altered) from fíodhbhadhach ‘woodman’. In east Ulster this surname has sometimes been used in place of McVeigh.

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


Similar surnames: Mcvoy, Mcelroy, Mccook, Mccoy, Mccloy, Mcroy, Mcclay, Mcleroy, Mcleod

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Mcevoy Family Origin

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Mcevoy Family Occupations

What did your Mcevoy ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mcevoy. 4% of Mcevoy men worked as a General Labourer and 45% of Mcevoy women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcevoy were Joiner and Unpaid House Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    4%
  • Builders Labourer
    2%
  • Dock Labourer
    2%
  • Joiner
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    45%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Office Cleaner
    2%
  • Unpaid House Duties
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mcevoy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 56,000 census records available for the last name Mcevoy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcevoy 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 16,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcevoy. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Mcevoy. For the veterans among your Mcevoy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcevoy Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcevoy lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Mcevoy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Mcevoy in 1943 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcevoy

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