Mcgaffin Family History

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Mcgaffin Name Meaning

Northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eacháin ‘son of Eachán’ (see McGahan).

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

Similar surnames: Mcguffin, Mcgiffin, Gaffin, Mcgahan, Mcgaffey, Mchaffie, Mcduffie

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Mcgaffin Family Origin

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Mcgaffin Family Occupations

What did your Mcgaffin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer Government and Incapacitated were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mcgaffin. 50% of Mcgaffin men worked as a Bricklayer Government

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer Government
  • Retired Clergyman

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Incapacitated

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

Mcgaffin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mcgaffin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgaffin 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 832 immigration records available for the last name Mcgaffin. 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 603 military records available for the last name Mcgaffin. For the veterans among your Mcgaffin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcgaffin Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcgaffin lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgaffin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Mcgaffin in 1962 was 81, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcgaffin

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