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

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  • Labourer

    12%
  • Housekeeper

    4%
  • Mariner

    4%
  • Plasterer

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mcevoy family was Plasterer. The most common Mcevoy occupation in the UK was Labourer. 12% of Mcevoy's were Labourers. Labourer, Housekeeper and Mariner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcevoy.

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