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Mcgeeney Surname Meaning

Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Géibheannaigh ‘son of Géibheannach’ a personal name based on géibheannach meaning ‘bound or captive one’. See also Guiney .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Mcweeney, Mcgivney, Mccraney, Mcneese, Mcgibney, Mcsweeney, Mclarney

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Where is the Mcgeeney family from?

You can see how Mcgeeney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcgeeney family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Mcgeeney families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 6 Mcgeeney families living in Lancashire. This was 100% of all the recorded Mcgeeney's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Mcgeeney families in 1891.
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What did your Mcgeeney ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Mcgeeney. 100% of Mcgeeney men worked as a General Labourer and 100% of Mcgeeney women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mcgeeney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgeeney census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 343 immigration records available for the last name Mcgeeney. 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 Cards

There are 351 military records available for the last name Mcgeeney. For the veterans among your Mcgeeney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcgeeney lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgeeney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Mcgeeney in 1961 was 31, and 67 in 2004.

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